1925 - Hiroshi Makita is Born

Hiroshi Makita is born in Japan. Makita is adopted by Zen monks of the Rinzai Sect at the temple of Fusaiji, Nagano Prefecture on the island of Honshu, Japan, where he lives for 16 years. During his time there he learns the deepest aspects of Zen Buddhism and its connection to garden experiences.

Source: https://www.houzz.com/discussions/1991253/hiroshi-makita, Architectural Digest