Chinese Architecture (ed. Nancy S. Steinhardt, Yale University Press, 2002) is a major, large-scale and comprehensive book on architecture in China. Contributions by Fu Xinian, Guo Daiheng, Liu Xujie, Pan Guxi, Qiao Yun, and Sun Dazhang, leading Chinese experts on the subject.
[The] authors proved enlightening accounts of Chinese temples, tombs, gardens, bridges, villages, and cities as well as palaces, houses, and many other buildings. Magnificently illustrated with new color photographs some presenting monuments only recently discovered and preciously unpublished, the book will open important new areas of understanding to all students of Chinese culture.
– Chinese Architecture, excerpt from the book description
The text is in English. The book is richly illustrated with photographs and architectural drawings.
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