Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China’s Traditional Dwellings
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336pp. October 2009
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Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China’s Traditional Dwellings
Author: Chen Congzhou; Pan Hongxuan; Lu Bingjie;
This ambitious and comprehensive survey of Chinese residential architecture introduces a fascinating selection of Chinese houses from every region of the country. In beautiful detail with never-before-seen photographs and illustrations, Chinese Houses offers a sweeping introduction to the diverse architecture in China. From the stately and ordered four-sided courtyard house of Beijing to the cave dwellings of Henan, from the wind-swept adobe houses of Kashi to portable yurts, this exhaustive book covers all the main residential architectural styles in China, with a special focus on ethnic minorities’ residences.

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For sale only in the U.S., its dependencies, Canada, and Mexico
Distributed for Shanghai Press and Publishing Development Company

Author: Chen Congzhou; Pan Hongxuan; Lu Bingjie;



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