Michiko Young was born in China and raised in Japan. She conducts culture tours to Japan for those who wish to get off the beaten track.
They co-authored Introduction to Japanese Architecture. The Art of the Japanese Garden Write a Review Your Rating:. Your Rating:.
This book traces the development and blending of these two traditions, while also providing insight into modern Japanese gardening trends. The Art of the Japanese Garden is a comprehensive collection of the most notable gardens in Japan—including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic villas, palace gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens, and stroll gardens.
With an impressive amount of new content, including more than 30 images, this updated edition offers inspiring ideas for your own trip to Japan. If you're just dreaming of traveling to Japan, there is also a section on Japanese gardens in other countries—get a taste of Japanese culture and tradition closer to home.
Tenryuji Temple Garden in Autumn, Kyoto. Will make you want to book a flight to Kyoto immediately. Each type of traditional gardens has their own beauty, and indeed they are very popular thing to explore in Japan! Even though, it was first introduced in the Heian period but it actually was developed in the Edo period. Although our latitude in Australia is not one, in many of our regions, where the seasons are as clearly and sharply defined there is still, as in all climatic zones, the need to observe that change.
Japanese gardening has reached new heights of sophistication, and serves as garden design and landscaping inspiration all over the world. The Art of the Japanese Garden introduces readers to the history, culture, and design behind these large-scale works of art. After obtaining his Ph.
Together with his wife, he has conducted research on Japanese aesthetics for many years. Michiko Kimura Young was born in China and raised in Japan.