Chapter 11: Nature: Essence and Quintessence

Chapter 11: Nature: Essence and Quintessence

A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK   PART ONE:  DESIGN & CRAFT In this Chapter… Nature, Naturally Recreating Nature Heian Naturalness Garden Styles Habitat Motifs Bibliographical Notes Nothing gives so much pleasure as to wander to some spot far from the world, where...
Chapter 10: The Hermitage Garden

Chapter 10: The Hermitage Garden

A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK   PART ONE:  DESIGN & CRAFT In this Chapter… Retiring from the World’s Stage Illusions of Seclusion Bibliographical Notes About the tenth month I had occasion to visit a village beyond the place called Kurusuno. I made my way far...

Chapter 9: The Stroll Garden

A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK   PART ONE:  DESIGN & CRAFT In this chapter… A Network of Paths Friendship Gardens Amalgamation Mountains and Sea Piling Up Sand The notion of skimming or flipping through books can be understood in at least two different senses. In...

Chapter 8: The Courtyard Garden

A JAPANESE GARDEN HANDBOOK   PART ONE:  DESIGN & CRAFT In this Chapter… All Boxed In Nature in a Tray Natural Reduction Living Landscapes Pass now through building after building, separate buildings joined together with narrow open-sided corridors… Glimpse...