Japanese Garden Notes: A Visual Guide to Elements and Design

Japanese Garden Notes: A Visual Guide to Elements and Design

by Marc Peter Keane

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611720358
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 820,653
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Marc Peter Keane: Marc Peter Keane, a graduate of Cornell University, is an American landscape architect and author. He lived in Kyoto, Japan, for nearly 20 years, and specializes in Japanese garden design. Presently, he maintains a design office in Ithaca, New York.

He is the author of several books about garden design: Japanese Garden Design (an introduction to the culture and design of Japanese gardens); Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden (a translation of Japan's oldest gardening text, co-authored with Prof. Jiro Takei), The Art of Setting Stones (a collection of philosophical essays on gardens), and The Japanese Tea Garden (history and aesthetics of Japanese tea gardens).

Keane is a fellow at the Research Center for Japanese Garden Art in Kyoto, the East Asia Program at Cornell University, and the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies at Columbia University. He has lectured widely throughout the United States, England, and Japan.

Keane also acted as chairman of Kyoto Mitate International for many years, a non-profit organization that worked to revitalize Kyoto's traditional environments and cultural heritage.

Table of Contents


The book has 8 sections:

00 Front matter/Intro
01 Intent/Time
02 Space/Passage
03 Function/Art
04 Architecture
05 Ornaments
06 Details
08 Final Thoughts

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