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Beijing Courtyards

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Author: Jia Jun;
Language: English
Page: 278
Publication Date: 10/2012
ISBN: 7302290911, 9787302290919
Table of Contents
Chapter Ⅰ Courtyards and Beijing 
[1] The Evolution of Chinese Courtyards Siheyuan 
[2] From Dadu of Yuan to Beijing of Ming and Qing 
[3] Hutong 
Chapter Ⅱ The Basic Layout of Courtyards in Beijing 
[1] The Typical Layout 
[2] Parallel Layout 
[3] Courtyards with Gardens 
[4] The Landscaping of Courtyards 
Chapter Ⅲ The Architectural Makeup of Courtyards 
[1] A House is Divided into Three Parts 
[2] The Base 
[3] The Carpentry of the House 
[4] The Outer Walls 
[5] The Roof 
[6] Exterior Fit-Up 
[7] Interior Fit-Up 
[8] Furnishings 
Chapter Ⅳ The Types of Houses in Courtyards 
[1] The Front Gate 
[2] The Festooned Gate 
[3] The Main House 
[4] The Side Houses 
[5] The Wing Houses 
[6] The Opposite House 
[7] The Backside House 
[8] The Veranda 
[9] The Screen Wall and the Yard Wall 
Chapter Ⅴ The Construction of Courtyards 
[1] Leveling and Orientation 
[2] Ramming Earth and Building the Bases 
[3] Masonry 
[4] The Processing of Timber 
[5] Tenons and Mortises 
[6] The Beam Mount 
[7] Brickwork 
[8] Tile work 
[9] Wooden Fittings 
[10] Carvings 
[11] Painting and Colored Patterns 
Chapter Ⅵ Selected Classic Residential Courtyards of the Qing Dynasty 
[1] Prince Fu's Mansion 
[2] Prince Gong's Mansion 
[3] The house of chongli 
[4] The House of Wenyu 
[5] The House of linqing 
[6] The House of zhang Zhidong 
[7] The House of Rongyuan 
[8] The House of jiyun 
Chapter Ⅶ Courtyards That are the Former Residences of Modern Cultural 
Chapter Ⅷ The Cultural Implications of Courtyards and the Charm of Living in Them 
Conclusion 
Bibliography 
Acknowledgements 
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