Long ago, our ancestors were inspired by the gods through the forms of rocks and trees.
They reflected upon nature and attempted to distill such experiences domestically in a human scale.
Thus began Japanese gardening history 1400 years ago,and which constituents the larger inheritance of Japanese culture.
   


Kare-San-Sui

Was established from the idea of Zen and expresses seas and rivers using white gravels instead of actual water.
Kare-San-Sui presents the assence of nature.




Pond garden
A garden which has a pond with waterfalls or small islands in the center. You can enjoy a changing view through the four seasons.



Tsubo-niwa

A miniaturised garden forming a green courtyard to surrounding rooms,
and offering a distillation of nature.


Borrowing view garden
A garden which assimilates views of a surrounding environment.
This method is a traditional way of making Japanese gardens incorporate large scale.

Cha-niwa
(a garden for tea ceremony)
Originates from tea ceremony, which started 500 years ago.
The characterstics of Cha-niwa are still much used in modern Japanese gardens.
 
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