A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto

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Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden…

 

SKU: 90711
Binding: softbound
ISBN: 978-1-940743-67-7
Pages: 204pp
Publication Date: Publication date pending
Size: 5.25″ x 7.5″ Portrait
World Rights: Available

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“A living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental design.”

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softbound

ISBN

978-1-940743-67-7

Pages

204pp

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Publication date pending

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5.25" x 7.5" Portrait

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Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden. Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over on thousand years, possesses a richness of garden art without equal as a living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental design. Following the introductory essays are individual entries for more than 50 temple and palace gardens. The text is augmented by an excellent selection of photographs, historical prints, maps, and color plates.

Authors

Marc Treib is Professor of Architecture Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, a practicing graphic designer, and a noted historian and critic of landscape and architecture. He has published widely on modern and historical subjects in the United States, Japan, and Scandinavia.

Ron Herman is a landscape architect specializing in residential and estate gardens, with his office in San Leandro, California. After receiving his degree in landscape architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, he studied the history of Japanese gardens at Kyoto University.

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SKU: 90711
Binding: softbound
ISBN: 978-1-940743-67-7
Pages: 204pp
Publication Date: Publication date pending
Size: 5.25″ x 7.5″ Portrait
World Rights: Available

A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto

“A living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental design.”

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