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Garden of Remembrance at San Francisco State University --- #3 of 6
San Francisco, California
Designed and created by Ruth Asawa, Isao Ogura, and Shigeru Namba.

Ruth Asawa is a California artist whose work I admire a great deal, and during the past few months I've been visiting her public artworks that are on display in the San Francisco area. In this particular piece, she worked closely with two garden designers.

The Garden of Remembrance is a memorial to the Japanese immigrants and Japanese-American citizens who were interned in camps during World War II.

In addition to the shady lawn and boulders that I showed you in the previous two photos in this series, the memorial includes a lovely rock garden.
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Comments on this photo:

Sep 25 2011 22:33 GMT Bellavista
Fantastic building and garden Fleur, I hope you'll show us more from this modern architecture.
Sep 26 2011 01:42 GMT potterjo
Lovely image!
Sep 26 2011 03:27 GMT MargNZ
Stunning modern architecture and a lovely garden Fleur :)
Sep 26 2011 04:40 GMT Annamaria
Another great shot, Fleur!!
Sep 26 2011 16:04 GMT hallo
Simplicity is the beauty in this picture!
Sep 26 2011 20:43 GMT wijnie58
Very Great shot, Fleur!!
Sep 28 2011 18:24 GMT Xaragma
Rock garden looks great - beautiful day!