Traditional Koi Ponds
During the 1950s Japanese culture permeated into the American mainstream. The Japanese revered nature, bringing it willingly inside their homes, in such a way…
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Moss covered stone bridge over koi carp pond in a Japanese garden in Kyoto, Japan | Andy Heather (ORAZ Studio), on Flickr. "The prize-winning koi carp of this zen garden swim beneath a stone bridge in the direction of people who are offering them food. In the background a small waterfall, a stone lantern, several Japanese pine trees on crutches and some great examples of traditional Japanese landscaping." #japanese #garden
From the outside, this café in Hanoi, Vietnam looks fairly traditional, with tile façade that resembles fish scales and a welcoming heavy wood door. But inside hides a thriving garden centered around a koi pond. Farming Architects designed the space as a small, self-contained ecosystem with an indoor waterfall and an aquaponics vegetable garden that helps feed customers.