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(in Chinese architecture) a circular gateway in a wall.
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with undulating blue-tile roofs that usher guests into and out of the pagoda garden, for example, evoke "a romantic feeling of the journey we've gone through with the owners," says the landscape architect, rather than hewing to one particular period or style.
, which can be free-standing or circular openings in garden walls, are used to make an inviting gateway in Chinese-style gardens.
are an oriental concept which work well in a contemporary urban garden to frame a view or link two areas.