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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    construction for the past 18 months and opened with festive events that included taiko drumming origami calligraphy bonsai ikebana and tea ceremonies Officially now known as the George D and Harriet W Cornell Gardens 3 5 million project covers 16 of the site s 200 acres and is now one of the largest Japanese inspired gardens in the world The gardens designed by Hoichi Kurisu are intended to represent six periods of Japanese garden history The Shinden Gardens are designed after the Heian period 9th 12th centuries aristocratic gardens patterned after Chinese gardens and featuring ponds and islands The Paradise Gardens represent the 13th and 14th century gardens influenced by ascendant Buddhist teachings They incorporate hills ponds and islands similar to the Shinden Gardens but on a smaller scale The Early Rock Gardens are meant to reflect the first attempts at abstraction of vegetation and water with arrangements of rocks to imitate waterfalls and streambeds The Late Rock Gardens are patterned after the 15th century karesansui gardens that are almost entirely constructed of arrangements of gravel stone and sand The Flat Gardens incorporate the 16th and 17th century ideas of the shakkei or borrowed landscape The Modern Romantic Gardens reflect

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=30 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    our monthly newsletter Features and Announcements Kobayashi Organizes Japan Tour http www users qwest net kobayashi KyotoGardenTour htm Contact jdcooktravel msn com Last Updated 1 17 2001 Koichi Kobayashi ASLA and Affiliate Professor at University of Washington is organizing a garden tour to Kyoto and the Kansai area with J D Cook Travel Agency of Japan The itinerary is May 14 25 2001 for 12 14 days max 20 people

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=29 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    attend the Journal of Japanese Gardening JOJG trip to Kyoto to be held May 31 June 12 2001 Travel with other garden enthusiasts immerse yourself in the culture of Japan visit through gardens temples and villas wander through neighborhoods and enjoy authentic cuisine Date May 31 June 12 2001 Cost 3350 includes room most meals round trip air from L A Note Prices may vary due to dollar yen rate

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=28 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    Japanese Garden Art is associated with the Kyoto College of Art and the Kyoto University of Art and Design The aim of the Center is to integrate various research regarding the Japanese garden history design aesthetics archeology and traditional gardening techniques The Center actively supports contacts with garden construction firms and gives advice to authorities that maintain historic garden sites in Japan For the students of the College and University

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=26 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    newsletter Features and Announcements Problems with the JGarden Forum have been Fixed I think http www jgarden org forum asp Contact admin jgarden org Last Updated 9 19 2000 My fallability has come to the foreground I ve been told in no uncertain terms that the JGarden Forum is hard to use There have been issues of not being able to use double quotes and ampersands and that line returns didn t show up when they should without using arcane HTML codes Well despite being away for the last 3 weeks I ve heard your pain all the way in Alberta and now that I m back I ve done my best to fix it and I think I ve beat a couple of the issues 1 You should no longer need to put in manual HTML carriage returns such as ltP 2 you should be able to use ampersands and double quotes in a natural way rather than as codes As for the rest of the special characters I ll try to pick them up as I see them or as people let me know they are issues Thanks to Chris and Susan for trying their best to explain

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=27 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    monthly newsletter Features and Announcements Teien homestead com Features How to Articles and Gallery of Reader s Gardens http www geocities com chris haan Contact chris haan yahoo com Last Updated 8 29 2000 Maintained by Chris Haan Teien Homestead is a web site devoted to helping people who are interested in creating their own Japanese gardens Building a Japanese garden can be expensive and time consuming Chris works hard

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=24 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    Zen Garden Released http www amazon com exec obidos ASIN 0618063781 japanesegardenda Contact kieran egan sfu ca Last Updated 8 27 2000 What is an Irish born Canadian doing shifting rocks and dirt around to make a Japanese garden Kieran Egan s story begins with a trip to see Tanya and Mike a pair of friends living in Nagoya that are continuously re designing a balcony based stone garden with a combination of creativity yogurt and materials swiped from the Japanese countryside Like many of us Egan s garden starts with a romantic vision He sees himself sitting in a tea house listening to the sound of wind in the bamboo and water cascading nearby allowing the surroundings to inspire his writing His day job is as a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University The reality is that there s a long path from romantic fantasy to realization Kieran documents his adventures for us From the Battle of the Forsythia to Mr Lee and Brendan s dog his humorous storytelling style will leave you smiling and convinced that the Zen is not in the garden but in the making of it And if that s not

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  • JGarden - Features and Announcements
    November 2000 The cost is 4998 for double occupancy or an additional 528 for single supplement Highlights Escorted by Professor Lennox Tierney The Old Imperial Palace Silver Gold Pavilions the Moss Temple and many other gardens and temples Luncheon and excursion to Kurashiki with tea and visit to the Mingei Museum Nijo Castle and the National Museum of Kyoto Includes Roundtrip air from Los Angeles Eight nights accomodation in the

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=22 (2016-02-10)
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