Kiyoshi Seike (1918-2005) was one of the most original and thoughtful residential designers in Japan, creating countless private residential and large-scale commercial and public works. Masanobu Kudo (1924-1996) was an expert on flowers, trees, and plants, who contributed to numerous publications on flower arranging and Japanese gardens. He edited Sakutei no Jiten (Encyclopedia of Garden Making) with Kiyoshi Seike. David H. Engel is a prominent American landscape architect and site planner. Renowned photographer Sadao Hibi specializes in traditional Japanese architecture and gardens.