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Chinese vernacular dwellings /

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Introductions to Chinese culture: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011Edition: Updated ed.Description: 158 p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780521186674 (pbk.); 0521186676 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Zhongguo min ju. English.Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic -- China | Dwellings -- China | Vernacular architecture -- China
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.
Summary: 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.
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Original ed. published: China Intercontinental Press, 2010.

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.

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.

"Translated from the original Chinese by Wang Dehua et al."--Jacket flap.

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