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Quiet beauty : Japanese gardens of North America

Author: Kendall H Brown; David M Cobb
Publisher: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at 26 Japanese-style public gardens in the United States and Canada.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Kendall H.
Quiet beauty.
Tokyo : Tuttle Pub., ©2013
(OCoLC)839832776
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kendall H Brown; David M Cobb
ISBN: 9784805311950 4805311959
OCLC Number: 886784536
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Home/Garden) 2014
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Contents: Places to dream --
Oriental exotica --
Building bridges --
Innovation by adaptation --
Expansive visions --
Traditions transformed.
Other Titles: Japanese gardens of North America
Responsibility: Kendall H. Brown ; photographs by David M. Cobb.

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A look at 26 Japanese-style public gardens in the United States and Canada.

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"By the end of this well-written and beautifully photographed book we realize that, far from being lost in transplantation, Japanese garden aesthetics and principals have been re-codified and adapted Read more...

 
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