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The Garden as Architecture: Form and Spirit in the Gardens of Japan, China, and Korea

Toshirō Inaji ; translated and adapted by Pamela Virgilio
Format
Book
Published
Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 1998.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Japanese (translated from)
Uniform Title
Teien to Jūkyo No "Ariyō" to "Misekata, Miekata" English
ISBN
477001712X
Contents
  • [Sect. 1] Japan
  • 1. Early prototypes and interpretive approaches
  • 2. Shinden-Zukuri as prototype, and two divergent interpretations
  • 3. Kinetic, multifaceted gardens and Miegakure
  • [sect. 2] China
  • 4. Coexisting "unworldly" and "mundane" worlds
  • 5. Spatial composition of the unworldly
  • 6. Ideology and prototypes
  • [sect. 3] Korea
  • 7. Traditional Korean residences and their gardens
  • 8. The "uncultivated" garden.
Description
xi, 204 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 31 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published: Tōkyō : Sankaidō, 1990.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-198) and index.
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