Art Biotop Water Garden (C3 no.410)


Junya.Ishigami + Associates

C3 no.410 / pp.142-153 (12 pages)


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Art Biotop Water Garden _ Junya.Ishigami + Associates

Tochigi, Japan, 2018

By replanting trees in a network of ponds, a new nature-like artificial environment is created
In the Japanese prefecture of Tochigi, architect Junya Ishigami has created a botanical landscape garden at Art Biotop, an art retreat. A forest has been replanted in a meadow which has been engineered to become a field of curving ponds, creating a completely new environment that is tranquil and contemplative. […]