The Taihu stone, also named porous stone, is a kind of limestone. They are produced along the Taihu Lake at the foot of Dongting Mountain of Suzhou. For the long-time surging of the waves, the stones are featuring numerous pores and holes. Peculiar and precipitous in appearance, they are of high ornamental value and have been much favored by garden designers since the ancient.
I'M trying to form a taihu stone with life elements. I use stools, cloth, and iron wires construct taihu stones with the relationship among point, line and panel in mind. It is my understanding of the characteristics of the traditional taihu stone.