Crafts and coral of an embattled coast

Travel Feb 11, 2017

Crafts and coral of an embattled coast

A little north of the massive Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, a slew of scattered residential settlements and visitor sites are pincered between the Torii Station Army Base and an ammunition storage facility situated in Yomitan, a region of the southern mainland, where a ...

'Daimyo Gardens': a new perspective on Tokyo's venerable green spaces

Books / Reviews Jan 14, 2017

'Daimyo Gardens': a new perspective on Tokyo's venerable green spaces

Though overshadowed by Kyoto, which boasts more than 200 listed gardens, Tokyo likely has the foremost concentration of formal gardens of any Asian capital. Daimyo Gardens, by Yozaburo Shirahata, Translated by Imoto Chikako and Lynne E. Riggs.209 pages INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR JAPANESE STUDIES KYOTO, Nonfiction. Garden ...