Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China's Traditional Dwellings

Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China's Traditional Dwellings

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Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China's Traditional Dwellings by Chen; Hongxaun, Pan; Bi Congzhou Pan; Bingjie,, Hongxuan Pan, Bingjie Lu

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606520017
Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 02/05/2009
Pages: 336
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.

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