Introduces the practical aspects of making a Japanese garden. This book explains and illustrates the fundamental principles of the 1,000-year-old landscape design tradition in the Japanese garden, and basic components like: stepping and paving stones, stone lanterns, signs, statues, streams, waterfalls and ponds, bamboo fences, gates and walls. A Japanese Touch for Your Garden' is a concise introduction to the practical aspects of making a Japanese garden. Whether a sprawling garden, office courtyard or a city patio, this book includes hundreds of'
Kiyoshi Seike (1918-2005): One of the most original and thoughtful residential designers in Japan. He was prolific with both private residential and large-scale commercial and public work. Masanobu Kudo (1924-1996): An expert on flowers, trees and plants, he made contributions to numerous publications on flower arranging and Japanese gardens. He edited Sakutei no Jiten (Encyclopedia of Garden Making) with Kiyoshi Seike. David H. Engel: A prominent American landscape architect and site planner. Sadao Hibi: A renowned photographer specialising the traditional Japanese architecture and gardens.