China's Vernacular Architecture: House Form and Culture

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University of Hawaii Press, 1989 - Architecture - 195 pages
Knapp (geography, SUNY) continues the work of his previous books by examining the distinctive characteristics of the common house in Zhejing province. Over 300 original photographs illustrate his discussion of construction techniques, the organization of space, settlement patterns, the expression of

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Contents

Introduction
1
Settlement
7
Space
28
Structure
68
Tradition
140
Glossary of Chinese Terms
179
References
185
Illustration Credits
191
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