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“... the approach towards each function, the journey throughout the garden, the ups and downs, the mild water layers to reduce heat of concrete, every framed view ... would explain the Architect's masterful thoughts.”
“The island asked Ando, who is the premier Kansai Architect to plan a site for them.”
“you are standind looking at the reflection of the bamboo and adjoining neighborhood in the water and below this image is a temple; much like other temples in Japan, but this one is hidden from site by water above.”
“You entered through the entrance not expecting much, then the pond emerged into your view, and then the stair case tasked you in to the middle of the pond underground to the temple.”