Printed in China
Published by Phaidon
Dimensions 10.75" x 8.5", 303 pages
Comprehensive in scope, this book offers a unique approach to this important garden genre, its design principles and underlying philosophy throughout 1000 years of history. Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight in a series of thematic essays followed by stunning images of over 90 features gardens - ranging from ancient Shinto shrines and Imperial gardens to contemporary Zen designs.
With new essays by leading practitioners: Tadao Ando, Tan Tan Eng, Anish Kapoor, Tatsuo Miyajima, John Pawson, Marcus Du Sautoy and Lee Ufan, who offer their personal perspectives on this timeless garden form.