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Japanese Style of Landscape 2

Japanese Style of Landscape- Part 2

The art of gardening is an important part of Japanese culture when it comes to landscaping, as discussed in Part 1.  The garden design is strongly connected to the philosophical, historical and cultural aspect of the country.[1] Gardens in J ...
Japanese Style of Landscape
By Aakanksha Mehta
While picturesque English gardens with tea houses and pavilions and ‘eye catcher’ French Gardens have become more popular with Western World as discussed in the previous blogs, most folks also devote all or part of their backyards to this style of landscaping. Japanese gardens are traditional gardens that create miniature idealized landscapes, often in a highly abstract and stylized way.[1] These garden ...
Cancer Hospital
By Rahat Varma
Morphogenesis takes on the design of a Multispecialty health care centre, under its corporate social responsibility initiative. This centre is located in the Pan Bazaar, Guwahati and is being set up by a group of doctors to address the high incidence of cancer in the North Eastern region of the country. According to a report by the Indian Council of Medical Research in 2013, the incidence of cancer is highest in this region of ...
Urban Motelling
By Rahat Varma
Back in 2010, when New Delhi was all set to host the Commonwealth Games, the central government chose to respond to the city’s shortage of hotel room accommodation by employing the ‘Urban Motelling Policy’. The policy stated that those with farmland in Delhi on a main road could build a hotel, however regulations were put in place to ensure that very little volume could be built on this land so that these farmlands could ...
French Gardens
By Aakanksha Mehta
Andre le Notre, the greatest French garden and landscape designer. Andre Le Notre followed his father as head gardener at the Jardin des Tuilleries in Paris and also studied fine art in Paris. The designer also enjoyed a warm relationship with his patron Louis XIV. Both were men of taste with a passion for gardens and architecture. The baroque style of garden design, which they brought to a crescendo, became widely influential ...