Urban landscaping in Tokyo
Tokyo’s skyline, dominated by high-rise, can be overpowering. But the space between the towering shopping malls, offices and flats shows comforting and highly esthetic landscaping.
May 2014, text Karolien Bais, image Mijnd Huijser
Moved by the work of the renowned Srilankan brothers Geoffrey and Bevis Bawa, I started exploring the landscaping in Asia. Finding exquisite examples was easy, whether it was in the palace gardens of the ancient Mughal Empire or in the urban parks of the modern megalopolis.
City dotted with public green