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Author Cheng, Liyao.

Title Private gardens / Liyao Cheng
Published Wien ; New York : Springer, [1999]


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Description 187 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 37 cm
Series Ancient Chinese architecture
Zhongguo gu jian zhu da xi. English.
中國古建築大系. English.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Photographs: ? Jiangsu province ? Zhejiang province ? Guangdong province -- Text: ? Development of Private Gardens: The garden as a means fo seclusion ? freeing man from his worldly cares in order that he may gain a clearer vision of the truth ? Artistic Characteristics of Private Gardens: The beauty of primitive simplicity. The merging of poetry in natural scenery. A walk through a scroll painting ? Layout Plan and Design: To create the limitless within a limited space, To integrate the solemn and subdued with the charming and bright ? Buildings of Hills and Rockeries and Handling of Water: Harmonious integration of the splendour of mountains with lakes, pools and brooks in deep valleys ? Building Forms, Types and Materials: Exquisitely refined pavilions, studios, waterside pavilions and land boats -- Appendices, Notes on the Photographs, Maps and Chronology
Notes Translation of: Wen ren yuan lin jian zhu : yi jing shan shui ting yuan yuan
Subject Architecture -- China -- History -- Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912.
Garden structures -- China -- Jiangsu Sheng.
Garden structures -- China.
Gardens, Chinese -- China -- Pictorial works.
Gardens, Chinese -- China.
Landscape gardening -- China -- Pictorial works.
Landscape gardening -- China.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Chang, Long.
LC no. 2003376904
ISBN 3211830073
3211830308 (Complete series)
9783211830307 (Complete series)
Other Titles 880-02 Wen ren yuan lin jian zhu. English
880-02 文人園林建築. English