A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK
by ANDREW R. DEANE
North American Japanese Garden Association proudly presents this encyclopedic work by Andrew A. Dean. Part One is available to anyone wishing to lean about Japanese gardens.
Parts Two – Five are available to supporters of North American Japanese Garden Association.
Table of Contents
- Part One: Design and Craft
(covering the aesthetics, artistic principles, garden types, designers, builders, and the transference of this knowledge)
- Part Two: Essential Elements
(laying out the use of the elemental materials of a Japanese garden: Stone, water, and plantings)
- Part Three: Ancillary Elements
(discussing additional elements that make a garden peculiarly Japanese: Paths, bridges, lanterns, water basins, and stone towers; architecture, gates, walls, fences and borrowed scenery)
- Part Four: Culture and Context
(covering religious, philosophical, geomantic and cultural influences)
- Part Five: Historical Canvas
(providing a brief but useful historical overview)