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Author Shan, Deqi

Common Titl Zhongguo min ju. English
Title Chinese vernacular dwellings / Shan Deqi

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
Edition Updated edition
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA1540 .S53 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 158 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Introductions to Chinese culture
Note Original ed. published: China Intercontinental Press, 2010
Contents Beijing quadrangle courtyards -- Huizhou dwellings -- Shaoxing riverside dwellings -- Minxi clay buildings -- Architectural novelty in the homeland of the overseas Chinese -- Ganlan wood house and storm-tossed bridge -- Ancient Lijiang streets -- Tibetan watchtowers
Note "Translated from the original Chinese by Wang Dehua et al."--Jacket flap
China has a great diversification in vernacular dwellings, rarely see in the architecture of the world and reflecting a wide variety of different natural and cultural environments. This is a representative selection of traditional Chinese dwellings, considering their architecture and environmental setting, and the lifestyles and customs of the people who inhabit these homes
LC subject Architecture, Domestic -- China
Dwellings -- China
Housing -- China
Vernacular architecture -- China
ISBN 9780521186674 (pbk.)
0521186676 (pbk.)