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Origins of Chinese Architecture
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Altar of Heaven Anyang arch architrave balustrades bamboo barrel-vaulted base mouldings beams beautiful Boerschmann brackets brick bridge bronze built carved centre CH'ING DYNASTY Ch'uan-Chow Chao Chou China Chinese architecture Chinese buildings circular colours courtyard curved decoration door dragon earliest eaves Emperor entrance erected examples facing feet high Forbidden City frescoes frieze garden gate gateway glazed tiles Grave Monument halls Hangchow hills horizontal Hsu Mi base illustration India kind permission landscape lintol lions marble Ming motif Nanking Nestorian ovolo p'ailou pagodas painted Pavilion Peking Photo by Serge placed platform protection purlin rafters rectangular Reproduced Research in Chinese round sculptured Serge Vargassoff Serica Shang Shensi side span square stone Summer Palace Sun Yat-sen Sung supported T'ai Ho Tien T'ang dynasty T'ing Temple of Heaven terraces tombs town tradition usually wall Western whilst width wood columns wood construction YUAN DYNASTY Yung