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Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart seminar in Japanese garden arts

Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart, Level 1 This intensive, hands-on educational seminar is an immersive learning experience in Japanese garden arts, framed in the Culture of Tea and the art form of the tea garden. Come to Portland to learn stonesetting, plant care, design, history and other related subjects directly from Japanese garden masters. The course is designed for landscape practitioners from all disciplines. Location: Portland Japanese Garden and offsites Dates: Aug. 24-30, 2020 (application opens March 10, 2020) Tuition, conditions, program content and other details at japanesegarden.org/thecenter or from kfaurest@japanesegarden.org The course is eligible for continuing education units from several professional organizations. The Training Center is an approved LA CES continuing edu...Read More

Waza to Kokoro: Hands and Heart seminar in Japanese garden arts

This intensive, hands-on educational seminar is an immersive learning experience in Japanese garden arts, framed in the Culture of Tea and the art form of the tea garden. Come to Portland to learn stonesetting, plant care, design, history and other related subjects directly from Japanese garden masters. The course is designed for landscape practitioners from all disciplines. Location: Portland Japanese Garden and offsites Dates: June 8-14 (application opens Jan. 10, 2020) Level: 1 (there is no course prerequisite, but the course is designed for professionals) Waza to Kokoro is eligible for continuing education credits from several professional associations. Tuition, conditions, program content and other details at japanesegarden.org/thecenter or from kfaurest@japanesegarden.org The Trainin...Read More

With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive

Application deadline has been extended to March 27 for With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive! This three-day course created for design professionals focuses on the Japanese tradition of designing with nature, using the spectacular landscape of the Columbia Gorge as an outdoor classroom. Marc Treib, professor of architecture emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and a noted landscape and architectural historian and critic, takes part in the last day’s design critique and gives a public talk the next day. Dates: April 25-27 (application Feb. 1-March 27, 2020!) Tuition, conditions, program content and other details at japanesegarden.org/thecenter or from kfaurest@japanesegarden.org The Training Center is an approved LA CES continuing education provider, ...Read More

Small, urban garden on the roof of an underground car parking in Warsaw’s Wola district

A small, urban garden on the roof of an underground car parking in Warsaw’s Wola district. Due to the shape and area of ​​the investment, an effort was made to create a pleasant, warm space that would extend the apartment for an additional room. The garden has two terraces connected with each other with wooden footbridge. In the central part, a children’s area is paved with a safe surface on which a small, inflatable pool is disassembled in the summer. A gazebo was built in the corner of the plot, whose simple shape was emphasized by formed trees. Between the pots there is a suspended seat, under which grow evergreen ferns and ornamental grasses. To liven up the space a little, a green art made of sedum plants hand-maded by the garden designer Anna Skorupska was hanged over the seat. It’s ...Read More

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