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China Travel: Architecture of China
An illustrated introduction to the terminology, plan-form, and motifs of ancient Chinese architecture.
China's Rural Architecture
Photographs by Olivier Laude and brief texts by Ronald G. Knapp. Up to ten photographs per province.
Chinavista: Chinese Pavilions
Illustrated introduction to pavilions based on material supplied by Du Feibao.
Illustrated introduction to the quadrangle form, based on material supplied by Du Feibao.
Chinese Civilization: Homes
Washington University presents an illustrated introduction to Chinese architecture from the Ming dynasty onwards. Includes construction methods, materials, layout, orientation, and interiors.
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.
Sustainable Urban Housing in China
A study by the MIT Building Technology Group exploring the design, technology, and implementation of environmentally responsive urban housing in China.
Yin Yu Tang, A Chinese Home
Interactive tour of a house that belonged to a merchant from the late Qing dynasty and was originally located in southeastern China. From the Peabody Essex Museum. [Requires Flash]
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