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Akio Arakawa Meister (landscape gardening)

Last update date March 6, 2019

Akio Arakawa(we open Arakawa)
Landscape gardening

The 2007 choice (the twelfth)
Midori Ward residence

  • It was born in 1945 and is from Tokyo
  • After Tokyo University of Agriculture landscape gardening subject graduation, we found garden mechanic Arakawa after study with gardener of Tokyo and Shiga
  • The first grade landscape gardening certified technician, 1 kyuzoenhodokoshikokanrigishi, vocational training instructor, manufacturing Meister (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
  • "Wide beach people illustrated book" (J:COM) appearance picture (the outside site)

Garden which tree should not be pleased with is not done

Arakawa keeps watermarks (the pruning) that tree is pleased, and is vivid in mind.

If "garden forgetting the existence all too soon in front of garden with good garden" and the talk, request are important, we make, and the life and thought of the hand work on the making of reflected garden.

We raise "Kirigaoka green building" (kirigaokaryokusha) in hometown from 1999 and gather student attending a lectures from area and perform instruction and local action of overall landscape gardening.

In addition, we act as lecturer of association of Kanagawa landscape gardening business authorization training school and concentrate power on upbringing of young skill person.

The skill of Meister

We inherit Japanese old traditional garden technique old and adopt new technique corresponding to change of the times flexibly and, in search of garden of foreign countries and common point of Japanese garden, take in superior point positively.

In addition, how to use stone has characteristic made with garden of Arakawa.

We make use of experience that trained itself in Kansai and experience that went round domestic Shinto shrine, temple and world remains and think about fusion with piling-stones in Incaic civilization of traditional piling-stones tope roux of Japan, Mexican Maya, the ancient times of foreign countries including the Roman Empire of the Mediterranean Sea and pursue native rock and harmony of different building stones such as processing stone.


We feel that craftsman who makes existence from nothing using all own than bookkeeping and abacus although we entered commercial high school by the advice of parents turns.

A lot of gardeners going in and out of mansion from the Edo era are founded in hometown and advance to nature and the world of landscape gardening business.

During university attendance at school, we acquire study using vacation in Kyoto. We study under gardener and, after the graduation from university, study about designed garden of garden and garden adjacent to a ceremonial teahouse of townspeople's houses.

Furthermore, we study Kyoto-style designed garden in Otsu-shi, Shiga. We come back to Yokohama-shi at 35 years old and found garden mechanic Arakawa.

We deal with gardens such as Ueno Kanei-ji Temple, the House of absolute, the House of existing dragon, in spring sex hospital old and are engaged in restoration of sojiji*matsuanroji in 2004.

Main receiving a prize career

  • Winning 1979 Shiga skill tournament first grade landscape gardening construction work award for excellence (Shiga)
  • 1998 Kanagawa excellence skill person commendation receiving a prize (Governor of Kanagawa)
  • Person of 2012 Kanagawa excellence skill commendation receiving a prize (Governor of Kanagawa)

We can come across the skill of Meister here!

Garden mechanic Arakawa
3-24-5-108, Kirigaoka, Midori-ku, Yokohama-shi
Telephone: 045-921-5827

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