The Art of Setting Stones

& Other Writings from the Japanese Garden
Product Number: EB00642576
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780893469863
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
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Description

In Japanese gardens, composition follows from placement of the first stone; all elements and plantings become interconnected. These eight essays on Kyoto gardens similarly begin with keen description and build into richly meditative excursions into art, Buddhism, nature, and science. Landscape architect Marc Keane shows how Japanese gardens are both a microcosm of the natural universe and a clear expression of our humanity, mirroring how we think, worship, and organize our lives and communities. Filled with passages of alluring beauty, this is a truly transcendent book about "experiencing" Japanese design. Marc Peter Keane has lived in Kyoto for 17 years and is author of Japanese Garden Design. He designs residential, company, and temple gardens.

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Author(s): Marc P. Keane
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2002

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