10 Japanese Garden Landscape Ideas to Bring A Little Zen to Your Outdoor Space

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If you try to design your outdoor right now, you can try a Japanese garden landscape idea to create an awesome outdoor space. This kind of landscape idea is unique because Japan usually has its own character that is used to design a house, including the exterior of the house.

Here are 10 Japanese garden landscape ideas to bring a little zen to your outdoor space with awesome inspiration.

1. House in Kyoto by Joe Chikamori

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With a modern structure, the Japanese garden landscape idea in House in Kyoto can be found inside the building. It is a family house designed by Joe Chikamori that has an indoor tree inside. This tree becomes a symbol of a connection between the house and the family.

Photographer: Yosuke Ohtake

 

2. Imaise House by Tatsuya Kawamoto + Associates

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This simple house has a Japanese garden landscape idea which is perfect for you who have a small garden landscape. Designed by Tatsuya Kawamoto + Associates, Imaise House doesn’t have a lot of trees or plants. By using a small number of plants, this house can create a small beautiful garden with less maintenance.

Photographer: Takashi Uemura

 

3. House in Hadano by Design Associates Nakamura

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A Japanese garden landscape idea in House in Hadano is about the placement of the trees. Designed by Design Associates Nakamura, the trees are parts of natural materials used by the architect to renovate this wooden house.

Photography: Masaki Hamada / Kawasumi – Kobayashi Kenji Photograph Office

 

4. House in Tokushima by Fujiwara / Muro Architectural Design Office

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This family home is designed by Fujiwara / Muro Architectural Design Office with a space for a home office. Besides the home office, House in Tokushima has a large backyard with a simple Japanese garden landscape idea. Designed as a perfect place for children to play, this idea is about creating a spacious area without many trees and letting the lawns beautify the house views.

Photographer: Toshiyuki Yano (Toshiyuki Yano Photography)

 

5. House in Minomi by Fujiwara / Muro Architectural Design Office

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Another residential project with an awesome Japanese garden landscape idea by Fujiwara / Muro Architectural Design Office is House in Minomi. A patterned lawn is created in the backyard to create a decorative look. It is one of the unique ways to design your outdoor area of the house.

Photography: Fujiwara / Muro Architectural Design Office

 

6. Eaves House by mA-style architects

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This unique house is characterized by the style of roofing and also the positioning of the eaves. Designed by mA-style architects, Eaves House is beautified by a Japanese garden landscape idea by utilizing its roofing style. The trees are grown up penetrating the hole of the house roof.

PhotographerKai Nakamura

 

7. House at Niihama by Yamauchi Architects and Associates

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You can try the Japanese garden landscape idea which is different from others: two enclosed gardens. House at Niihama is designed by Yamauchi Architects and Associates and it has two enclosed gardens consisting of one artificial garden and one natural garden.

Photographer: Kenichi Suzuki

 

8. Margin House by Yukawa Design Lab

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It is very common in a Japanese house these days to have an indoor tree inside their house due to the limited spaces. Besides decorating the house interior, this indoor tree also can spread more fresh air inside the house. This idea can be seen in Margin House designed by Yukawa Design Lab.

Photographer: Sasakurasha Yohei Sasakura

9. Kofunagi House by ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

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It is a family house that has a small garden with a beautiful design. Designed by ALTS DESIGN OFFICE, Kofunagi House has a wooden structure that looks perfect with its small garden. The idea is about choosing small trees to beautify the garden.

Photography: ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

 

10. MINNA-NO-IE by MAMM DESIGN

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This modern house also has one indoor tree placed in front of the stair. Designed by MAMM Design, MINNA-NO-IE has a simple Japanese garden landscape idea with only a tree that can bring a sense of outdoors into the central living space of the house.

Photographer: Daici Ano