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With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive

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Apply now for Portland Japanese Garden’s first three-day Design Intensive! Titled “With an Eye Towards Nature: A Japanese Garden Design Intensive,” the course is specially created for landscape architects and other design professionals. It takes place Oct. 23-25 and provides 25 hours of theoretical and hands-on training in the Japanese approach to designing with nature and its modern use and application. Traditional techniques of arranging stone, plants, and water according to nature’s design principles are placed in historical perspective and given contemporary ecological and social context as tools for creating meaningful spaces that connect people to their environment. On-site thematic garden tours and lectures offer theoretical instruction in observing and analyzing composition and representations of nature in the garden. For more information or to apply by Sept. 12: click here.