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Kyoto Gardens (6638 readers)Contributed by amazon 14.04. 2007 12:24:24 Topic: Other / Software, DVD Match on Title and Article's text
Kyoto Gardens: A Virtual Stroll Through Zen Landscapes utilizes Apple Computers QuickTime VR technology to walk through 24 of Kyotos most renowned gardens. A seamless panorama of wood, sand, and stone lets users experience Japanese garden design and the world of Zen firsthand. Maps, slides, screensavers, essays, history, and aesthetics are brought together in a truly interactive cybernetic journey. ...
Landscapes for Small Spaces (8729 readers)Contributed by amazon 15.04. 2007 19:12:21 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title and Article's text
Japanese Countryard Gardens | Enjoy it for its sheer beauty or use it for inspiration while creating your own small landscape garden. Japanese gardening is the art of arranging plants, rocks, lanterns, and basins in an open or, as here, an enclosed space. According to the aesthetic principles long prevailing in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, even two rocks arranged in a tiny, enclosed space can be considered a garden. This type of garden is called a tsuboniwa, and Kyoto has long being cons ...