Adapting the Japanese Garden for the American Landscape
Join Stephen Morrell for an in-depth look at the beauty and simplicity of Japanese gardens, and enjoy a rare opportunity to tour the Rockefeller Japanese Garden, one of the east coast's finest examples. We'll begin the day at NYBG discussing the evolution of centuries-old design principles that inform Japanese gardens and how they can be adapted in America. In the afternoon, we'll travel to the Japanese Garden at Pocantico in Westchester for anintimate tour and tea ceremony demonstration in the sukiya-shoin style tea house designed bythe renowned Tokyo architect, Junzo Yoshimura.
Class size is limited.