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China's Rural Architecture
- Photographs by Olivier Laude and brief texts by Ronald G. Knapp. Up to ten photographs per province.
Clan Homes in Fujian
- Jens Aaberg-Jorgensen's illustrated article on these remarkable traditional dwellings in China, originally published in Danish in Arkitekten no. 28, November 2000, translated and updated in the online edition.
The Kyoto Machiya Resource
- Nick Coutts provides an illustrated history and description of Kyoto's traditional townhouse architecture, and discusses issues of preservation.
Quanzhou Vernacular Architecture
- Daniel Abramson of the University of Washington introduces this historic Chinese city and its buildings. Includes city maps, photographs and a vocabulary of characteristic forms and elements.
- An article on old Hakka homesteads in Taiwan by Karen Schmitt, illustrated with images from Taiwan Homeland Art Collection. Originally published in New Views of Southern Taiwan, March 2001.
Wooden Architecture in Ganzi
- An illustrated report by Pamela Logan on traditional buildings in the Kham region of Tibet for the Kham Aid Foundation.
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