Art of Setting Stones And Other Writings from the Japanese Garden

ISBN-10: 1880656701

ISBN-13: 9781880656709

Edition: 2002

Authors: Marc Peter Keane

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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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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 9/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Marc P. Keane is a licensed landscape architect and garden designer. He teaches a design workshop as an adjunct professor at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. He lives in Ithaca, NY.

Introduction
Currents
Boundaries
Closing the Circle
Trees
Layers
Balance
The Art of Setting Stones
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