Links


Seattle Japanese Garden - official site,  run by Washington Park Arboretum
Seattle Japanese Garden - official site at Seattle Park and Recreation (city of Seattle)

2 added 9/13/14, courtesy of Koichi Kobayashi - thank you, Koichi!:
Study of Landscape Space and Design Elements at Seattle Japanese Garden, 2014 - PDF download - very instructive paper on principles and essence of Japanese Gardens
Seattle Japanese Garden - digital archive

Kubota Garden - Seattle, WA; 20 acre landscape that blends Japanese garden concepts with native
Northwest plants
Kubota Garden - Essay from HistoryLink
Bloedel Reserve - on Bainbridge Island, contains Japanese Garden
Japanese Garden - article from Wikipedia
Japanese Garden Journal - from Rockport, Maine; a publisher of Sukija Living
Kyoto Gardens - a rich website (includes origins, elements and glossary)  from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Types of Japanese Gardens - Rock Gardens, Dry Landscapes, Hill Gardens, Karesansui, Kasam, Tsukiyama, others; a page from Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan
The Japanese Garden Database - a repository of information on the historical and contemporary gardens of Japan as well as the gardens outside Japan that have been inspired by the culture
Japanese Garden Design Principles - collection of informative articles on Japanese gardening, including Bonsai; from Gardening with the Helpful Gardener
Haiku Northwest - local group of haiku poets, meets second thursday of each month (usually Bellevue)
The North American Post -   the oldest Japanese newspaper in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1902, it has been serving Nikkei community.

Added 4/8/11:
Japanese Garden Dictionary - Glossary of Japanese Garden and their history; English and Japanese index
Japan Fact Sheet - Flora and Fauna
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan - from foreign policy to culture
Web Japan - ever-evolving site, includes Kids-web-Japan

Links about Japanese Butoh dance:
Wikipedia on butoh
Flesh + Blood Mystery Theater
NYT - Butoh: Dance of Darkness

If you can think about other interesting websites, please share below - i'll add them to the list.

7 comments:

  1. Nominating CommitteeSeptember 19, 2010 at 4:55 PM

    All Volunteers: The SJG has many very talented members! We hope everyone will contact a nominating committee member (Mary Ann Cahill, Mary Nagan and Mary Ann Wiley) and offer to be a candidate for President, Secretary or Treasurer for the 2011 year or suggest someone who would be a good candidate.

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  2. Dear Nominating Committee,

    You can write a main post about the new officers search on the home-page (I'll be glad to tell you how), or re-post your comment under any of the posts on the home page (I think it is the most read), as well as repeating it in T Room.

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  3. Please include the following linkage:

    https://www.academia.edu/8285972/Study_of_Landscape_Space_and_Design_Elements_at_Seattle_Japanese_Garden_2014

    http://www.seattle-Japanese-Garden-Digital-Archive.com

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  4. added both of your excellent links, thank you Koichi! aleks

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  5. Please add the followinglinkage:

    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=744534412262769&set=vb.100001186514590&type=2&theater

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  6. Please add a link,
    The Japanese Garden in Seattle by Mr. Kitamura
    https://sites.google.com/site/forunit86members/
    Mr. Kitamura was an engineer at the Tokyo Metropolitan Parks Department and came to Seattle with Mr. Iida in 1960 to build the Japanese Garden. His article was published on a magazine titled Toshi Kōen (都市公園 English title: The Public Park) in Tokyo, November 1960.

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  7. Where can I take Ikebana classes in Seattle?

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