Incomparable Japanese GardensBook - 2008
Over 150 full-color photographs introduce Japan's most beautiful garden masterworks. Designed for viewing, meditation, strolling, and tea practice, the seventy-five gardens here include some of Japan's best known, like Ryoan-ji, Ginkaku-ji, Meiji Jingu, and Koraku-en. Thoughtful image editing connects design ideas and themes, while a helpful introduction covers the history of garden art and design in Japan. At the back are addresses in English and Japanese.
Gorazd Vilhar and Charlotte Anderson have lived in Japan since 1985; their photographs and essays frequently appear in culture, travel, and lifestyle magazines.