The Landscape Guide

Asian garden design styles 

This chart is used in a book by Tom Turner: Asian gardens: beliefs , philosophy and design (Routledge 2011). The chart shows the types of garden made in the Middle East, India, Pakistan, China and Japan. The types are classified as:  Egyptian sanctuaries, Egyptian gardens, Hindu and Buddhist enclosures, Islamic gardens, Daoist-Buddhist gardens, Shinto-Buddhist gardens. This chart was published in a book on  Asian gardens (2011). 

Asian gardens style diagrams

The lotus is an emblem of Asian garden design

See also European and American gardens style diagrams