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Tuttle Publishing 100 Japanese Gardens, 455 g

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Discover the natural beauty of Japan's finest gardens.

With so much to appreciate and contemplate in the many intricate details of Japanese gardening it can be hard to research the best gardens to visit, so this experienced guide is here to take through the most stunning and little known gardens across Japan's landscape. 100 Japanese Gardens celebrates the complex thought and care that Japan has shown over its many years towards the fleeting beauty of nature, showcasing a variety of traditional and modern techniques that each wonderful garden has used to connect and interact with the land they grow on. Introducing the historic gardens across Kyoto, Nara and Tokyo and reflecting on how they represent Japan through the ages, Japanese garden expert Stephen Mansfield expands his research across the width of Japan, taking you as far as Hokkaido and Okinawa to explore the local past and character that has helped design these thought-provoking gardens to truly stand out. With vibrant, high-quality photographs to admire as well as information on location, opening times, entry fees and highlights of each garden, this guide book is ideal for those that plan a trip to see Japan in all its verdant scenery or simply wish to enjoy its natural beauty from the comfort of their own home.

Written by Stephen Mansfield.

ISBN:9784805314562

ITEM ID: #15114

背景

There are many aspects of modern Japanese culture that have continued to evolve and spread their creative influence to people across Japan and beyond. From the more recent streetwise and pop culture trends to traditional practices that adapt to new innovations and ideas, Japanese gardening is one example of a balanced and intricate pastime that carries poignant meaning, emotion and ingenuity, connecting people with the vibrant and flourishing nature that surrounds them through both historic and current architectural methods. Highlighting the values of natural plants and landscapes over ornamental decorations, Japanese gardening allows people to think about the fleeting beauty of our ever-changing environment and is a culture that many people study and take part in to better philosophise and challenge the world around us. For inspiring books on your own exploration of this rich, thoughtful culture among others, check out our Modern Japanese Culture section at japancentre.com.

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