Korean Traditional Landscape Architecture


Korean traditional landscape architecture is among the most treasured cultural developments made over the thousands of years of Korean culture. This book illustrates the history and cultural background of Korean traditional landscape architecture, showing the characteristics of each type of Korean landscape architecture: royal palaces, residential areas, walled towns, retreat gardens, pavilions, Buddhist temples, private academies, and village groves. Thirteen writers collaborated to guide readers on a journey through Korean traditional landscape architecture to highlight the excellence of this Korean cultural heritage as well as the traditional Korean aesthetic and worldview.


The Korean Institute of Traditional Landscape Architecture

Sim, Woo-kyung (Professor, Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University) / Kim, Yong-ki (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Sungkyunkwan University) / Choi, Jong-hee (Professor, Division of Horticulture and Environmental Design, Pai Chai University) / Shin, Sang-sup (Professor, Department of Landscape and Urban Design, Woosuk University) / Park, Chan-yong (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Yeungnam University) / Lee, Jae-keun (Professor, Department of Environmental Landscape Architecture, Sangmyung University) / Choi, Key-soo (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Seoul) / Kim, Young-mo (Professor, Department of Traditional Landscape Architecture, Korean National University of Cultural Heritage) Ahn Gye-bog (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Catholic University of Daegu) / Hong Kwang-pyo (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Dongguk University) / Lee Sang-hae (Professor, Department of Architecture, Sungkyunkwan University) / Kim Hak-Beom (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Hankyong National University) / Jang Dong-su (Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Hankyong National University)

472 pp.
Hardcover 18 x 24 cm
ISBN-13: 9781565912526
ISBN-10: 1565912527