Waterfront Revival in “Spring City”——Landscape Planning of the Area around Daming Lake and along the City Moat2008.12.19王向荣,林箐.中国园林,2008(12)
Jinan, which is well-known as the Spring City, had distinctive landscape features with its unique water system in the history. But now the urban area is separated from the waters because of city development, and both the lake and the river are far away from people’s life. Connecting the waters and remodeling the waterfront, the landscape planning of the area around the Daming Lake and along the former city moat try to integrate the springs, the former moat and the Daming Lake with the urban area, to improve the waterfront spaces, to create a great public open space system in the heart of the city, and to regain the former landscape features of Jinan city.
Bamboo Garden, the Poetry of Space and the Space of Poetry2007.09.27王向荣,林箐.中国园林,2007(09)
Bamboo Garden is a modern annotation of Chinese traditional gardens. Though it has little relationship with Chinese traditional gardens in form language, it brings people similar experience of visual transition and spatial atmosphere as the latter. It reflects designer’s unique understanding of Chinese traditional gardens, as well as his seeking for modern aesthetics.
Artistry and Creativity,the Source of Vitality of the Exhibition Gardens for Hundred Years2007.09.25林箐,王向荣,南楠.中国园林,2007(09)
The exhibition gardens show the latest achievement in garden art and garden theory, as well as the new material and technique in garden construction. They appeared at events such as Expos, garden shows and garden festivals and were constructed for art, for cultural exchange or for commercial purpose. The exhibition gardens have considerably contributed to the progress of garden art in the past. Artistry and creativity are the source of vitality of the exhibition gardens and the guarantee of their longevity and prosperity.
The Park and New Town upon the Fishponds——The Planning of 2007 International Garden Show park in Xiamen2007.04.04王向荣,林菁.风景园林,2007(04)
Taking city events as the drives to city development, this project has created a well-developed green space system which is closely related to other city functions for the New Town. Recognizing the cultural landscape and combining modern garden show functions with the site fabric, this unique Garden Show Park has created conditions for holding this event and laid a sound foundation for the city development in future.
Contemporary Danish Landscape Design2007.01.17南楠,林箐.风景园林,2007(01)
Based on Denmark’s history, geography, culture ,society and economy, this paper explored features of the modern landscape in Denmark. It indicated that the Danish landscape is well-functioning, simple and human-oriented. The landscape gave attention to the site history, material characteristics and detailed design and was made by exquisite craft. The Danish landscape incorporated the history and status quo, the native and foreign culture and the technology and arts, all of which contributed to its features.
The Meaning of Nature2007.01.17王向荣,林箐.中国园林,2007(01)
中国风景园林实践领域的拓展需要我们从根本上去拓展对自然的认识，重新思考自然的含义。自然有 4 个不同的层面，每一个层面的自然都有自己的特征，只有当人们认识到每一层面的自然的价值，了解并尊重它原有的特征，才能真正做到与自然的协调。对自然的 4 个层面的认识也有助于更好地理解世界不同区域园林发展的历史，同时理解当前世界范围内整个行业的研究和实践。
In order to extend the professional practice of Chinese landscape architecture, the view of nature and should be broadened the meaning of nature be reconsidered. Nature has four levels, each of which has its own characters. The man- made environment in harmony with nature could be created only when the value and the distinctive characters of nature with different levels be understood and respected. The concept of nature with four levels will help to better understand the garden history in deferent regions, as well as the practice and the research in the field of landscape architecture world- wide.