Modern Japanese Garden by Michiko Rico Nose
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Modern Japanese Garden
By Michiko Rico Nose

The Modern Japanese Garden

By (author) See other recent books by Michiko Rico Nose See other recent books by Michael Freeman
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $88.36
Your Price: $79.52 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.84! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.98 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days, Not for Xmas



Modern Japanese Garden by Michiko Rico Nose

Book Description

Gain inspiration and new gardening ideas with this elegant and beautifully photographed Japanese gardening book. Japanese garden design, know to the West primarily in its traditional form, has undergone striking developments over the last decade. Leading landscape designers such as Shunmyo Masuno, Masatoshi Takebe, Atsuchi Akenuki, and Yasujirou Aoki, as well as architects such as Kengo Kuma, Kan Izue, and Kisho Kurokawa, have been experimenting more and more with the form, style, and content of their garden designs. The Modern Japanese Garden is the first book to survey these contemporary Japanese gardens, presenting the designs in a way that is relevant to readers and their homes, whether it is in the East or West. Most of the locations have never been seen before in the West. In addition to important public gardens (such as that of the Tokyu Hotel Cerulean Tower, Shibuya) there are examples of some of the best modern domestic gardens. Among the more experimental gardens featured are a water garden with glass rocks; a mountain garden with flashing kinetic rods; a house with a vegetable roof garden; a rock plaza that pumps out mist; and a rock garden built inside a large inclined tube. With chapters exploring such themes as the influence on contemporary design of traditional Japanese cultural ideas, the miniaturization of landscape, sculpture, and texture, and the use by some garden designers of far more planting than was previously found in Japanese garden design, this inspirational book is required reading for all garden enthusiasts, especially those living in urban areas, as well as garden and landscape designers, and architects. Garden design topics include: Introductin by Shunmyo Masuno Advancing Tradition Miniaturization of Landscape Sculptural and Textural Qualities. The New Planted Garden

Buy Modern Japanese Garden book by Michiko Rico Nose from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780804834377
ISBN-10: 0804834377
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 238mm x 19mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Michiko Rico Nose

Japan Modern by Michiko Rico Nose Japan Modern, Paperback (November 2005)

Illustrates the changing face of Japanese interior design and architecture.

» View all books by Michiko Rico Nose

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Modern Japanese Garden book by Michiko Rico Nose and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Michiko Rico Nose

Michael Freeman is an award-winning photographer specializing in Asia, both for magazines such as the Smithsonian, GEO, and Conde Nast Traveler and for numerous books. The later include Japan Modern, The Spirit of Asia, and Ancient Angor. His other works include books on Frank Lloyd Wright, Shakers, Adobe, and 20th-century American architecture, and most recently, The Complete Guide to Digital Photography. Michiko Nico Nose has written extensively on design and lifestyle-related topics for both Japanese magazines and television. She began her career as a journalist and is the author of several guides to Tokyo and New York. Her most recent publications are NYC: Graffiti and Japan Modern. Shunmyo Masuno is a Zen priest at the Kenkoh-ji Temple, Yokohoma, and an internationally acclaimed garden designer. At present he heads Japan Landscape Consultants and lectures periodically at the University of British Columbia. His gardens include those at the Nitobe Memorial Garden, Vancouver, Canada, the Nigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Nagaoka, Japan, and the Hotel Kohjimachi Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Michiko Rico Nose close
Japan Modern by Michiko Rico Nose
»
Recent books by Michael Freeman close
Human Rights by Michael Freeman
Human Rights by Michael Freeman
Fifty Paths to Creative Photography by Michael Freeman
Photographer's Pocket Book by Michael Freeman
New Thai Style by Michael Freeman
Perfect Exposure by Michael Freeman
Two Minute Warning by Michael Freeman
Mindful Design of Japan: 40 Modern Tea-Ceremony Rooms by Michael Freeman
China Home by Michael Freeman
Savannah's Monuments by Michael Freeman
Tea Horse Road: China's Ancient Trade Road to Tibet by Michael Freeman
Things Chinese by Michael Freeman
Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure by Michael Freeman
Capturing the Moment by Michael Freeman
Michael Freeman's Photo School: Fundamentals by Michael Freeman
China Style by Michael Freeman
Capturing Light by Michael Freeman
Guastavino Vaulting by Michael Freeman
Michael Freeman's the Photographer's Eye by Michael Freeman
Michael Freeman's the Photographer's Eye - Complete Book and DVD Course by Michael Freeman
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close