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Japanese Gate is complete

Posted by admin on May 6th, 2009 under Japanese Gate Tags:  •  No Comments

The Japanese Gate is the entrance to Heiwa Peace Park in Ganges, Salt Spring Island B.C. This rammed earth gate is the first part of a larger plan by the Japanese Garden Society to create a park that honors the history of Japanese Canadian pioneer islanders. Also they are working to promote peace, reconciliation, and [...]

Japanese Gate – Building the rammed earth

Posted by admin on March 28th, 2009 under Japanese Gate Tags: , , ,  •  Comments Off

Building the walls for the Japanese Gate in Peace Park was a pleasure, the people with the Japanese garden society were wonderful to work with. Located in downtown Ganges on Salt Spring Island the gate is a great architectural improvement to the town. Building the footings. Placing the steel in the footing. Pouring concrete. Forming [...]