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Idris Ilham

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Guesthouse Suifoso

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

Rough rock walls line the smooth stone-paved approach, which passes by two carved stone sentries marking the entrance to the Suifūso guesthouse.

Every room at the Suifūso Guesthouse has a

Koenji Temple

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

Visitors to the Kōenji temple pass through the majestic sanmon (main gate), an important threshold along the approach to the temple.

Maple trees arch over the smooth stone path that

Sankeien Kakushokaku Reception Hall

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

Plants, rocks, and paved areas connect the garden and the reception hall in the Zanshintei garden.

In 1909, the wealthy businessman Hara Tomitaro built a sprawling traditional-style residence for his

Renshoji Tempe Guesthouse

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

A fast-moving stream of fist-sized rocks flows between mossy banks and under an asymmetrical stone plank bridge toward craggy rock cliffs.

Constructed within a tight vertical slot of space immediately

Imabari Kokusai Hotel

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

The garden at the Imabari Kokusai Hotel completely fills the outdoor spaces, connecting the various hotel spaces visually and physically.

The lobby of the Imabari Kokusai Hotel affords a view

Gionji Temple

October 23, 2019 0 Comments

A river of raked gravel gives the feeling of expanding beyond the boundaries, while the tall garden wall and a closely trimmed hedge separate the Ryūmontei garden from the main

SŌSEIEN - Retreat House Kanagawa Prefecture

October 14, 2019 0 Comments

The stone-paved approach to the guesthouse at Sōseien creates the feeling of wandering along a forested mountain path.

Nestled on a hilltop with long views to