Sansui- Mountains and Water in Japanese Gardens

Sansui- Mountains and Water in Japanese Gardens

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Landscape Architecture

At our talk in April in New York, among a variety of questions we were happy to receive, there was an interesting one that could be called a linguestic question: “What does sansui (山水) mean? Does it mean nature or a garden?” In Japanese, san (山) means a mountain and sui (水) means water. Combined, […]

PED Discussed “Water in Japanese Gardens” at Nichibei Exchange

PED Discussed “Water in Japanese Gardens” at Nichibei Exchange

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Blog, Landscape Architecture

Takaya Kurimoto of PED presented a lecture on “Water in Japanese Gardens” at Nichibei Exchange in New York on April 28. Water is one of the most important elements in Japanese gardens. Even Japanese dry gardens have imaginary water. Takaya introduced some examples to illustrate the meaning and design of water in Japanese gardens. What […]