Japanese Garden Notes: A Visual Guide to Elements and Design Marc Peter Keane Hardcover, 296 pages, Color, 6.6" x 10"
In this stunning and innovative visual guide, Marc P. Keane walks us through100 Japanese gardens, stopping along the way to note essential elements of design, technique and culture. With over 400 color photographs matched with informed observations, this book covers everything from large-scale spaces to more subtle and often overlooked elements.
Marc P. Keane is a landscape architect and renowned author on Japanese garden design and history. As the first foreigner to obtain a work permit in Japan for landscape architecture, he lived and worked in Kyoto, Japan for 18 years, designing gardens for private individuals, companies and temples.