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    Medical Center Covina California City of Hope National Medical Center Duarte California Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area Phase VI Santa Fe Flood Control Basin Irwindale California Descanso Gardens La Canada Flintridge California Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden Long Beach California Japanese American National Museum JANM Los Angeles California Japanese American Cultural and Community Center JACCC James Irvine Garden Los Angeles California Kyoto Grand Hotel Gardens Los Angeles California Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA The Pavilion for Japanese Art Los Angeles California Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School Los Angeles California UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden Los Angeles California Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Pacific Palisades California George and Sakaye Aratani Japanese Garden at Cal Poly Pomona Pomona California Huntington Library Botanical Garden San Marino California Former Epson America Headquarters Torrance California Torrance Cultural Arts Center Pine Wind Japanese Garden Torrance California Suiho en Suihoen Donald C Tillman Water Reclamation Plant Van Nuys California Rose Hills Memorial Park Whittier California gardens private people James Hess California Kendall Brown Long Beach California Southern California Gardeners Federation Los Angeles California Associated Koi Clubs of America Midway City California Bob Pressler Northridge California Ueki Tree Trimming Club of America Torrance California Takeo Uesugi

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    Name Konchi in Address Sakyo ku Nanzenji Fukuchi cho Mailing Address City Kyoto shi State Kyoto hu Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 35 11667 long 135 8 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Kobori Enshu dry garden only Contruction Date 1632 Edo period Public Private PUBLIC Hours 8am 5pm Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1996 Last Updated 4 3 2005 Sources JGarden Description

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    Parkway Innisfree was the private preserve of Walter and Marion Beck from 1929 to 1960 It is now run by a private foundation The garden is a fascinating combination of Chinese Japanese and American influences Innisfree is a melange of influences The name is Gaelic Its design is a mix of Asian Egyptian and Roman It was created by a Quaker Inspired by Yeats lyric Innisfree was established in 1930 as the private garden of Walter Beck and his wife Marion heiress to a Minnesota mining fortune The Becks took the name for the garden from the William Butler Yeats poem beginning I will arise and go now and go to Innisfree Innisfree Garden comprises a 180 acre basin of naturalized gardens and woodland surrounding a picturesque lake Walter Beck the garden s creator was a student of Asian art Inspired by the scroll paintings of eighth century Chinese poet and painter Wang Wei s garden beginning in 1930 he worked for 22 years staking out streams walkways and plantings The terraces retaining walls sculptural groupings of natural rock waterfalls and planned vistas of the lake were organized to keep elements in tension or in motion Beck s design organized the garden into several separate self contained landscapes After Beck s death Collins continued the work on the garden Following the practical directives of the Sakuteiki also known as the Sensai Hisho or Secret Garden Book Collins incorporated Beck s individual gardens into a larger design that allows the visitor to move gracefully from one scene to the next By the time he died in 1993 he had doubled the size of an already vast and elaborate private garden that required the services of 20 full time gardeners while converting it into a public garden that could be maintained by

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=345 (2016-02-11)
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    Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Ogawa Jihei Contruction Date 20th century Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 7 25 2001 JGarden Description Japan a great stone garden in the sea Echoes of hoes and weeding Centuries of leading hill creeks down To ditch and pool in fragile knee deep fields Leafy sunshine rustling on a man Chipping a

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    Mail Contact Designer s Ogawa Jihei Contruction Date 20th century Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated JGarden Description Ryoanji Temple Kyoto Only in the cloister Could such a garden thrive a soil where nature Flowers in spiritual dryness Drawing an interior nurture From sand and rock Where the labyrinth of illusion No longer entangles the senses Enmeshing vision in delusive lusters Where the lust of the eyes is silenced And desire of forms and names of forms Move to no visible end Those who planted here Sowed no ephemeral seed For the seasonal tempests to scatter But the silent root that ripens in detachment Flowers in renunciation Gardeners of eternity Those who planted here Framed the garden in the image of a desert And the desert in the image of a sea Then shrunk the seas to the mind s salt and tasting Dissolved all thought away On these rocks no water breaks Without attrition Tides and currents in this ocean rest and revolve In a void of sound vortex of sand perpetual Circles enmesh and paralyzed sea and air The effigy of time and measure Purged of time and measure Becalmed on this dead sea of being No wave moves no wind of desire Flexes the indolent sail But focussing its single eye On dreamless immobility The gulf like a burnished mirror Regards the empty void In this dead sea of vision the surges Merge without movement the tides Indifferent to flood and ebb Freeze in a flux of haste The seagull without motion Broods on the changeless waste Then sinks his feathers frozen In a sand ocean Frail caravels who sail This subtle gulf morte mer Who stir with urgent keel The fossil waters of the Great Mirage Or steer by

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    JGarden Description Shinshinan was first built as Juentei for Someya Seiichi president of the Kanegafuchi Spinning Company shortly after Yamagata s villa was completed Though it covers barely an acre the garden seems much larger Ogawa probably designed it but the construction was overseen by his colleagues Tomokichi and Genbei The site is topographically much more varied than at Murinan but similar techniques are employed Water from the canal is brought in as a stream to supply the pond around which a path is arranged such that as one walks a sequence of views is revealed and hidden Again woods are used to capture the view in this case the triple gate at Nanzenji and the background of the Nanzenji Hills Ayato Forest and the Nanzenji Bell Tower The pine trees that form the frame and trimming line have since grown somewhat high for proper effect but for several decades after construction the Gate appeared to float in the air above its own shadow More rocks were originally placed along the edge of the water but have since been removed allowing the slope to be more clearly articulated Matsushita Konosuke the present owner renamed the garden Shinshinan and also added

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    guchi Sanjobo cho Mailing Address City Kyoto shi State Kyoto hu Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 34 9667 long 135 8 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Soami reconstruction by Ogawa Jihei Contruction Date Muromachi period reconstruction in Edo and Meiji Public Private PUBLIC Hours 9am 5pm Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 7 22 2000 JGarden Description The original temple was built on this site in 1144 The buildings were destroyed by fire in Meiji period 1893 The main garden was constructed in the Muromachi period and is attributed to Soami An eastern garden is also attributed to Kobori Enshu Shigemori Mirei the garden designer and historian maintains however that the garden was probably reconstructed in the Edo Following the Meiji era fire the garden was reconstructed once more by Ogawa Jihei in 1909 This garden is known for its excellent acoustics and is sometimes the site of koto concerts It is a small pond garden with groupings of rocks and shrubs surrounding the pond Marc Treib states that it was originally intended to be viewed from the buildings though paths now snake through the garden A Kirishima garden has

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    our monthly newsletter Sumitomo Residence Name Sumitomo Residence Alternate Name Address Shishiga tani Mailing Address City Kyoto shi State Kyoto hu Postal Code Country JAPAN Latitude Longitude lat 35 0833 long 135 75 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Ogawa Jihei Contruction Date 20th century Public Private PRIVATE Hours Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated JGarden Description You ask me why I dwell

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=173 (2016-02-11)
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