Wareth Japanese Garden
There are about 650 different varieties of trees and various colors of glasses throughout the garden. This ecologically rich and unique stroll garden as an extraordinary place to view changes of the seasons has various beautiful faces and colors throughout the seasons and has enchanted us for years.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Wareth gardens are Japanese style gardens about 6.5 hectors, which was built on a wetland. The gardens are dramatically organized through combining the different types of garden designs such as 200 meters of natural stream garden, three different types of water fall, front glass garden, main Japanese garden, and dry landscape garden based on the idea that owner enjoy the garden through “WAlk”, REst”, and “THink”
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The design was well considered to propose new lifestyle for owner as a manner of living symbiotically with nature, enjoying the change of four seasons, and making them a part of daily life can be easily seen in the seasonal enjoyment of Japanese, such as momiji-gari (excursion for viewing autumn leaves), and mushi-kari (catching insect). Wareth garden is composition or creation of an idealized designed natural landscape, which is consistent with natural dispensation and rationality and, is beautiful and desirable for owner.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project was started from 2003 summer and completed on 2007 summer in Ukraine.
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
1. By observing the nature, found the essence of the natural beauty and tried to understand the low of nature which created the natural beauty.
2. Then created the most desirable garden landscape by guessing the mystery of nature,
3. with using contemporary technology, materials and own experiences
4. in accordance with the tradition of the Japanese garden.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The total area of the garden is about 6.5 hectare (65000 square meters).
Japanese Garden, Japanese Style Garden, Natural Landscape Garden, Residential Garden, Garden Art, Traditional, Landscape Design
For making design, we did travel around with a sketch book near the project site by car and work for to understand the local natural environment, local people’s life with nature and garden, local plants, climate, and local materials especially stone material for rock-arrangement for to create garden stream, waterfall, and pond. The field research is very important for us for to find local features, design inspiration, and idea.
How to realize the same quality of Japanese garden in the cold land. How to create the natural scenery and aspect to realize the client’s request for "WAlk", "REst" and "THink", namely "Wareth gardens".
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Designer: Shiro Nakane, Nakane & Associates
Shiro Nakane, 2008