Book Series: The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture

China is a great civilization, and boasts vast territories, abundant resources and time-honored history. Since the new century, she has been attracting more and more attention, and presenting her past glamour and brilliance to the world.The booming economy of modern China and the cultural gem of ancient China have already become topics people 'are keen to understand and study in an in-depth way

In the process of over 60 years since its founding, the China Architecture & Building Press, a national science publishing institution, has been devoted to promoting and disseminating the outstanding architectural culture of the Chinese nation, pushing the progress of Chinese architectural technology, and presenting China's achievements in construction in all ages to the world. Shouldering the mission of carrying forward the fine traditional Chinese culture, and strengthening the international influence of the Chinese culture, the China Architecture & Building Press has, since the 1980s, paid great importance to communication and cooperation with our counterparts at home and abroad on architectural culture, planned, compiled and published a series of academic books and albums about traditional Chinese architecture, bringing about a wide influence on the public.

The Series of l00 Gems of Chinese Architecture is completed as a result of over 100 Chinese experts and scholars' careful survey and concentrated study on representative ancient and traditional buildings with historical significance throughout China. After years of systematic and scientific review, the series of books is compiled according to such themes and categories as architectural concept, architectural element, palatial architecture, ritual architecture, religious architecture, historic towns and villages, folk architecture, burial structures, gardens, academies of classical learning, guildhalls and other buildings. These books are divided into different volumes based on their themes, and contain rich contents about the historical background, architectural style, architectural features, and architectural culture, attached with excellent photos and line drawings. The series consists of 100 volumes, about 2, 000, 000 Chinese characters and over 6, 000 photos and drawings.
The books boast concise descriptions, a wealth of photos and drawings, and elegant design. Easy-to-understand and handy, they are popular books incorporating both professional and cultural elements and suitable for readers from home and abroad.They will provide those who love Chinese culture with an opportunity to appreciate and understand the unique style of traditional Chinese architecture, characteristic design methods, exquisite architectural skills, and ingenious processing of details, record the rememberable heritage buildings for the world architectural community, and open a window for domestic and overseas readers to access the architectural knowledge and art.

The series will be released in both Chinese and English versions, and will be a valuable resource for researchers, enthusiasts and travelers from home and abroad who are interested in historic buildings.



1 Architectural Concept
Feng Shui and Architecture
Rites and Architecture
Symbolism and Architecture
Dragon Culture and Architecture

2 Architectural Element
Roof
Gates and Doors
Window
Ridge Ornaments
Dougongs
Stylobates
Traditional Chinese Furniture
Glazed Tiles on Bnildings
Baofu Colored Patterns in Southern China

3 Imperial Architecture
Palace Museum in Beijing
Imperial Palace of the Qjng Dynasty in Shenyang

4 Ritual Architecture
The Temple of Heaven in Beijing
Dai Temple of Mount Tai
Beizhen Temple at Mount Lv
Temple of Lord Guan in Dongshan
The Confucian Temple
Longmu Ancestral Temple
Temple of Lord Guan in Xiezhou
Temple of the South Sea God in Guangzhou
Huizhou's Ancestral Temples

5 Religious Architecture
Buddhist Temples at Mount Putuo
Three Major Taoist Temples at Jiangling
Wudang Taoist Palaces and Abbeys
The Temples of Mount Jiuhua
Tianlongshan Grottoes
Yungang Grottoes
Temple of Tibetan Buddhism in Tongren of Qinghai
qhe Eight Outlying Temples of Chengde
Old Chongfu Temple in Shuozhou
Datong Huayan Temple
Buddhist Temples in Jinyang
North Alp Mount Hengshan and Xuankong Temple
Jinci Temple in Taiyuan
Buddhist Temples and Pagodas of Dai People in Yunnan Province
Buddhist Pagodas and Tasba
Outan Temple in Qinghai Province
Buddhist and Taoist Temples in Qianshan
Tibetan Buddhist Dagobas and Architectural Decoration
Kaiyuan Temple in Quanzhou
Guangzhou Guangxiao Temple
Foguang Temple of Mount Wutai
Xiantong Temple of Mount Wutai

6 Ancient Cities and Towns
Ancient Chinese Cities
Ganzhou: City of Song Heritage
Ancient City of Pingyao
Ancient City of Fenghuang
Ancient City of Changshu
Ancient City of Ouanzhou
Architecture of Yuezhong
Penglai Water City
Castles to Fight Against Foreign Pirates of the Ming Dynasty
Zhaojia Casde
Zhouzhuang
Gulangyu Islet
Nianbadu - Ancient Town of Southwestern Zhejiang

7 Ancient Villages
Xinye Village in Zhejiang Province
Caishiji
Buildings in Dong Villages
Vernacular Villages in Huizhou
DangjiaVillage in Hancheng
TangmoVillage - Village of Waterside Street
Donghuali Walking Street in Foshan
A Military Village - Zhangbi Village
Luoshni Village - Realm of Matriarchy on the Shore ofLu Lake

8 Folk Architecture
Quadrangles in Beijing
Folk Architecture in Suzhou
Vernacular Dwellings of Yixian County
Weiwu House in South Jiangxi
Folk Architecture of the Bai People in Dali
Naxi Civilian Residences in Lijiang
The Shikumen Dwellings
Folk Architecture in Kashgar
Most Elaborate Structure of Fujian Tulou - Eryi Lou in Hua'an

9 Burial Structures
The Ming Tombs
Eastern Tombs of the Qjng Dynasty
Three Tombs of the Qing Dynasty Outside the Shanhai Pass

10 Gardens
Imperial Gardens
Cbengde Mountain Resort
Scholars' Gardens
Gardens in Lingnan Area
Gardening and Rockeries
Master of the Nets Garden
Mo's Manor in Pinghu

11 Academy of Classical Learning and Guildhalls
Ihe Architecture of Classical Colleges
Yuelu Academy of Classical Learning
Ihree Major Academies of Classical Learning in Jiangxi
The Chen Clan Academy
Xiling Society of Seal Arts
The Architecture of Guildhalls

12 Others
Towers and Pavilions
Pagoda
Ancient Pagodas in Anhui
The Wooden Pagoda in Yingxian County
Chinese Pavilions
Bridges in Fujian
Stone Bridges in Shaoxing
Memorial Archways

Track Series

Image Item Name Price
A Militrary Village - Zhangbi Village
A Militrary Village - Zhangbi Village
ISBN: 9787112220731 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 06/2019
$13.71



Foguang Temple in Mount Wutai
Foguang Temple in Mount Wutai
ISBN: 7112204941, 9787112204946 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/2018
The book employs concise language and a large number of beautiful pictures to publicize and introduce its origins, cultural background, development...
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Ancient Chinese Cities
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Ancient Chinese Cities
ISBN: 9787112186006 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/2016
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Ancient Town of Fenghuang
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Ancient Town of Fenghuang
ISBN: 9787112235100 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 09/2019
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Chengde Mountain Resort
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Chengde Mountain Resort
ISBN: 9787112183012 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 08/2016
China is a great civilization, and boasts vast territories,abundant resources and time-honored history. Sinceentering into the new century, she has b...
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Dai Temple of Mount Tai
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Dai Temple of Mount Tai
ISBN: 9787112190096 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/2016
The old Chinese saying goes “to have eyes but fail to recognize Mount Tai“, indicating whoever has eyes should know Mount Tai. T...
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Gulangyu Islet
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Gulangyu Islet
ISBN: 9787112185900 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 08/2017
$19.75



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Imperial Palace of The Qing Dynasty in Shenyang
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Imperial Palace of The Qing Dynasty in Shenyang
ISBN: 9787112196272 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/0001
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Temple of Lord Guan in Dongshan
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: Temple of Lord Guan in Dongshan
ISBN: 9787112188703 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/2016
$13.71



The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: The Architecture of Guildhalls
The Series of 100 Gems of Chinese Architecture: The Architecture of Guildhalls
ISBN: 9787112184644 | Publisher: China Construction Industry Press | Published on 01/2017
$13.71