project

EXEX GARDEN
Daikanyashiki

エグゼクスガーデン ダイカンヤシキ

category
zen garden
location
Gifu, Japan
date
2016

清流長良川のほとりに400年の歴史を持つ代官屋敷を改築した結婚式場の庭を作らせて頂きました。特に、お客様を始めに迎える門、塀の部分に力を入れ、お堀沿いの可憐なシダレ柳の並木や存在感のある人造の一枚岩などで庭を作り込みました。長良川鵜飼を思わせる、水を表すグリ石とタイマツも入口に配置しました。また風水的に運気を建物全体にいきわたらせるために大切といわれている中庭の床も緑で美しくし、奥行き感を出しました。

Located on the shore of Nagara River, the building has a history of 400 years. Renovating this historic building which used to belong to a local magistrate, the client created a wedding venue. Having found the importance of creating a dramatic entrance to this historic building, we created a garden with a large artificial stone and mature trees, such as weeping willows along a moat. We also decorated the entrance with white stones and torches, which reflect the image of famous Cormorant fishing on the Nagara River. From the perspective of Fengshui, we left spacious room in its courtyard and merely beautified the space with green groundcover. This is to collect power in the middle of the venue which eventually spread to the whole site.