Free Shipping. Embracing the everyday, unadorned things in life is to embrace truth. Rarely has any one philosophy had such a clear and defined impact on a garden style as the indelible mark left by Zen on the Japanese garden. Kanso is one of the six basic aesthetic principals embraced by Zen. Simplistic styling, a key tenet of Zen, and cleanliness of form is a repeated motif in Japanese architecture. Constructed of cast aluminum, this series features an Aged Bronze finish with contrasting white glass.