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Kyoto, Japan


“A garden comes to an end somewhere. Inevitably it has a boundary. In Japan even imperial gardens are small in scale and greatly compressed; in fact, even the magnificent garden of Shugaku-in villa, which is something of an exception in its size, depends on “borrowed scenery” distant views incorporated into its design as part of the picture. Perhaps the secret of the Japanese garden lies in the creation of a garden without end, a garden without boundaries, and is this not the result of introducing the element of time?”

- William Corey