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Secret teachings in the art of Japanese gardens : design principles, aesthetic values

Author: 増円. ; David A Slawson; Zōen
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha International/USA, through Harper & Row, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains the fundamental principles of this tradition and describes how those principles may be applied to a much wider range of environments than exists in Japan. Includes three primary aesthetic considerations: scenic effects, sensory effects, and cultural effects.
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Slawson, David A., 1941-
Secret teachings in the art of Japanese gardens.
Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha International/USA, through Harper & Row, 1987
(OCoLC)665223970
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 増円. ; David A Slawson; Zōen
ISBN: 0870117998 9780870117992 4770012993 9784770012999 4770015410 9784770015419
OCLC Number: 14188122
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The art of the Japanese garden --
Translation : Illustrations for designing mountain, water, and hillside field landscapes / by Zōen.
Other Titles: Japanese gardens.
Responsibility: David A. Slawson.

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Explains the fundamental principles of this tradition and describes how those principles may be applied to a much wider range of environments than exists in Japan. Includes three primary aesthetic considerations: scenic effects, sensory effects, and cultural effects.

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