This garden evokes a joyful table, glorifying the benefits of the orchard and the vegetable patch in the heart of the garden.
The cycle, which comprises “eating and being eaten”, is the basis of the food chain. This basic cyclical profile is absolutely essential to life continuing. Happiness is its end product. To sum up, eating constitutes the basis of nature’s benefits. This makes the food chain a happiness system. This food biodiversity must therefore be preserved and taken care of.
Eri OKUMA, Manami OYAKAWA, Mika SHIOTANI and Yumi NAKAO, students
Yoshinori KITAMURA and Yoshikatu ZAHA, teachers
OKINAWA PREFECTURAL UNIVERSITY OF ARTS
From left to right: Eri Okuma, Yoshikatsu Zaha, Yumi Nakao, Manami Oyakawa, Yoshinori Kitamura and Mika Shiotani
“I was born in Okinawa in 1989. I'm interested in landscape design. Now I am studying the history and function of parks. My favorite fruit is pear. ”
“I was born in Okinawa in 1988. I’m studying architecture and stage design decoration. My favorite fruit is mandarin.”
“I was born in Osaka in 1989. In my studies I focus on designing and making wooden tableware. I would like to create objects which add a pinch of happiness to an everyday meal. My favorite fruit is apple.”
“ I was born in Okinawa in 1989. I am interested in the environmental design. I hope I can promote the harmony between humans, society and nature. My favorite fruit is a grape. ”