Zen Gardens

Zen Gardens

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Presents 37 major gardens around the world in a wide variety of types and settings: traditional and contemporary, urban and rural, public spaces and private residences, and including temple, office, hotel and campus venues. Masuno achieved fame for his work in Japan, but he is becoming increasingly known internationally, and in 2011 completed his first commission in the United States. Divided into three chapters qTraditional Zen Gardens, q qContemporary Zen Gardensq and qZen Gardens outside Japan, q with photographs and architectural plans or sketches, each garden is described and analyzed by author Mira Locher, herself an architect and a scholar well versed in Japanese culture.... at a Buddhist temple complex hotoke no sA aamp;a€ a€œthe Buddha itself, a€ Zen Buddhist phrase for truth ichigo ichie A‘]A‘ a€œone time, ... a€œfollowthe request of the stone, a€ to learn from nature, from the eleventhcentury garden manual Sakuteiki ishitatesoanbsp;...

Title:Zen Gardens
Author:Mira Locher
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing - 2013-12-13


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