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Founded in 1963, the Western Horticultural Society is made up of horticulturists, botanists, landscape designers and architects, nursery people, students and avid gardeners. The monthly programs are designed to appeal to the dedicated plant lover.
We invite you to join our group of plant and gardening enthusiasts

 

WHS 50th Aniversary
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SPEAKER PROGRAM
 

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location. The Parish Hall
Christ Episcopal Church
1040 Border Road, Los Altos

Meetings are free to members.
Guests are welcome ! Fee $5.00

   
 
March 11,2015
   
 

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Paul Discoe

Japanese Master Builder and Zen Buddhist Teacher

 

Fences and Gates of Japanese Gardens

   
 

Paul will talk about fences and gates of Japanese gardens as an extension of architecture.
He will explain the relationship to surrounding environment, cardinal orientations, and the symbolic significance of fences and gates in Japanese architecture.


   
  Paul Discoe is a renowned Japanese master builder. He is a founder and principal of Joinery Structure and Paul Discoe Design, specializing in Asian architecture.

 
  Larry Ellison selected Paul Discoe to design his Japanese home in Woodside, California, For architects like Discoe, a strong design philosophy is the guiding force in the process of construction and he incorporating Buddhist ideology into practical design.
   
  Paul Discoe Design, Oakland, CA
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Western Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 60507,   Palo Alto, CA 94306

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