This comprehensive guidebook of Chinese residential architecture introduces a fascinating selection of Chinese houses from every region of the country in beautiful detail-never-seen photographs and illustrations. Here is a sweeping introduction to the diverse architecture from the stately and ordered four-sided courtyard house of Beijing to the case dwellings of Henan, from the wind-swept adobe houses of Kashi to the portable yurts of Mongolia. Wide in scope, this book covers all the main architecture styles of China, with a special focus on the residences of ethnic minorities.
|Publisher:||Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||18 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Chen Congzhou (1918-2000), was a well-renowned expert in ancient Chinese architecture and gardens. Chen Congzhou led the effort for this book and penned the Foreword.
Lu Bingjie is a professor of architecture at Tongji University. Lu Bingjie wrote the "Introduction," the chapter "Earth Buildings."
Pan Hogxuan is a renowned photograph and is the author of many books including A History of Bridges, A History of Architecture, Stone Bridges in Shzoxing, and several others.