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Wood Construction South of the Yangtze
ISBN: 9787313058485 | Publisher: Shanghai Jiaotong University Press | Published on 08/2009
The author of this book relied on field study and documents as basic methods of research, including over ten years of travel through the region south...

Classics of Forbidden City: Architecture of the Forbidden City
ISBN: 9787800476556 | Publisher: Forbidden City Press | Published on 09/2007 | Series: Classics of Forbidden City

History of Chinese Civilization: History of Pagodas
ISBN: 9787500079866 | Publisher: Chinese Encyclopaedia Press | Published on 01/2009 | Series: History of Chinese Civilization

Shanghai Shikumen Lifestyle
ISBN: 9787545205565 | Publisher: Shanghai Jinxiu Wenzhang Press | Published on 04/2010
As a kind of residential building unique in Shanghai,Shikumen houses have been in existence for about 140 years sincethey first came into being in...

History of Folk Houses
ISBN: 9787500080558 | Publisher: Chinese Encyclopaedia Press | Published on 01/2009 | Series: History of Chinese Civilization

Chinese Classical Gardens
ISBN: 9787553730783 | Publisher: Jiangsu Phoenix Fine Arts Publishing, Ltd. | Published on 08/2014

Traditional Chinese Residences (English)
ISBN: 7119030418/9787119030418 | Publisher: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press | Published on 01/2002
In prehistoric times, dwellings were crude, and tended to be similar in design the world over; they differed only in the availability of local...

History and Development of Ancient Chinese Architecture
ISBN: 7030019903 | Publisher: Science Press | Published on 10/1985
Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive, richly illustrated survey of the history and maiorr achievements of ancient Chinese architecture. Made...

Chinese Architecture: Palaces, Gardens, Temples and Dwellings
ISBN: 9787508533841, 7508533844 | Publisher: China Intercontinental Press | Published on 05/2016 | Series: Cultural China Series
Someone says that to understand a country, one may begins from its architecture, since architecture is a concentration of history of human life, a...

Chinese Architecture - Culture China Series
ISBN: 9787508509969 | Publisher: China Intercontinental Press | Published on 11/2006 | Series: Culture China Series | Reviews:
This is a short and comprehensive introduction to Chinese architecture. Some of the topic covered are: Ancient Cities, The Supreme Imperial Power,...

Ancient Chinese architecture is not only a source of reference for modern Chinese design, it has also had an international influence and attracted global attention. Moreover, architectural remains in China reveal much about the history of this ancient civilisation. The palaces, gardens, temples, tombs and dwellings of the Chinese people reflect, for example, the military achievements of the Qin emperor, the spirit of the Tang Dynasty, the palace intrigues of the Ming Dynasty, the diversity of Chinese culture through the ages and the skill of countless generations of craftsmen and laborers. Chinese Architecture provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to this essential part of China's cultural heritage.