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10 edition of Chinese houses found in the catalog.

Chinese houses

a pictorial tour of China"s traditional dwellings

by Chen, Congzhou

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- China,
  • Vernacular architecture -- China

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChen Congzhou, Pan Hongzuan, and Lu Bingjie.
    ContributionsPan, Hongxuan., Lu, Bingjie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7448 .C45713 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973436M
    ISBN 109781602200029
    LC Control Number2008028848
    OCLC/WorldCa233549159

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface --Preface to second edition --Introduction / by Edgar C. Schenk --Chinese houses and gardens in retrospect / by Ch'en Shou-Yi --Foreign influence in Chinese architecture / by Chuin Tung --Chinese gardens: contrasts; designs / by Chuin Tung --Man and nature in the. You don’t always have to choose sides. Whether you’re a reader who loves the feeling of pages beneath your fingers or someone who has only read from a screen since e-readers came out, e-books have much to offer all Chinese language learners.. So if you haven’t used e-books yet to boost your Chinese reading skills, listen up. E-books are the convenient way to reap the benefits of reading.

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    Houses were laid out in a similar way. Most houses had pounded earth foundations and timber frames, with walls and floors made of brick, earth, or wood. The actual layout of an ancient Chinese building was similar whether it was the home of a rich family, a poor family, a temple, or a palace. And, despite the different geographical conditions, traditional Chinese dwellings are usually designed around the common values of shared communal and family space. Dating back to ancient times, courtyard houses, also known as Beijing siheyuan buildings, are enclosed and inward-facing structures with a courtyard in the center surrounded by Author: Jane Mcgrath.


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