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The charm of Chinese traditional houses

01-28-2010 10:16 BJT

From the courtyard houses of Beijing to the earthen buildings of Fujian province, from houses on stilts to Mongolian yurts, the types of architecture in China are as varied as the geography of the land and the ethnic groups that live in each region. It provides a brief history of the development of residential architecture throughout Chinese history, an explanation of artistic features such as spacing, and illustrations of the major architectural forms by region. Wang Qijun is a Chinese famous painter. He specialized in architecture theories and Classical architecture painting. In recent years, he has published many books about architecture, art and painting to introduce the domestic and overseas excellent architecture and art works.

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