The Way of the Virtuous
The Influence of Art and Philosophy on Chinese Garden Design
By Hu Dongchu. 9" x 10", 120 pg, hardcover. Decipher the cultural and philosophical concepts underlying the placement of rock, water, plants, artificial hills and decorative structures in private and imperial Chinese gardens. The author demonstrates, through images of both northern and southern gardens the influence of Taoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism on traditional garden design.