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Diversity in the great unity : regional Yuan architecture

Author: Lala Zuo
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Spatial habitus (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Timber-framed architecture has long been viewed as an embodiment of Chinese civilization, a hierarchic society ruled by Confucian orthodoxy. Throughout its history, Chinese architectural design was closely regulated by court-enforced building codes, which created a highly standardized and modularized system. In Diversity in the Great Unity--the first in-depth English-language work to present regional traditions of  Read more...
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Zuo, Lala.
Diversity in the great unity.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018061664
(OCoLC)1082329701
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lala Zuo
ISBN: 9780824879839 082487983X 9780824879846 0824879848
OCLC Number: 1122562838
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 226 pages)
Contents: Yuan architecture: a transition from the Song to the Ming --
Regional traditions: an Age of Division --
Timber-framed architecture of the Upper Yangzi --
Timber-framed architecture of the Lower Yangzi --
Non-timber-framed architecture
Series Title: Spatial habitus (Series)
Responsibility: Lala Zuo
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The first in-depth English-language work to present regional traditions of Chinese architecture based on a detailed study of the timber construction system. Lala Zuo presents case studies of twenty  Read more...

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Abundantly illustrated with photographs and fine line drawings, this valuable analysis of Yuan regional architecture convincingly argues that while some of its buildings reflect Chinese models, Read more...

 
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