Contemporary gardens Under construction. Private garden (Japan). Materials: special grey tiles for pavements, white granite stone walls, low sasa ground covering, grass and naturally shaped trees such as acer , zelkova, and camelia. Garden made for the entrance of a building (Japan). Materials: granite stones cut into benches, made into stone walls, and sculptures. Ground covering using sasa and stone pavement. Idem. Abstract garden (Indonesia). Materials: vertically cut basalt stones, polished and left natural, water canals 30 cm deep, ground pavement made of round pebble stones and small colored gravel. Idem. Abstract garden (Kyoto). Materials: a potter’s old ceramic works to create the design, using gravel and other objects. Idem. Entrance gate of thin stainless steel frame.