Posted on 08/20/2007
With attention to detail, designers of Japanese gardens reinterpret the natural world. These gardens focus the visitor inwardly and through the garden. Now, that's control!
Posted on 08/14/2007
Based on the paintings of artists, aristocracy demanded that their manors reflect the art that hung on the walls. It didn't much matter if it was natural, as long as it looked natural.
Posted on 07/25/2007
People are control freaks. Find out how the human need to control their environment led to the creation of landscape and garden design in ancient Persia.