Wood Construction South of The Yangtze by Liu Jie(Paperback),English,2009

 
9787313058485: Wood Construction South of The Yangtze by Liu Jie(Paperback),English,2009

The author of this book relied on field study and documents as basic methods of research, including over ten years of travel through the region south of the Yangtze. He investigated successive generations of wood constructions, trying in the context of a new cultural history to capture the original appearance of wood constructions south of the Yangtze. This book includes a range of traditional architecture, and the technology and culture behind its creation. The rich selection of wood constructions includes various kinds of temples, palaces, balconies, and the social hierarchy's top-tier buildings. Of course, it also includes houses of common folk, workshops, and pedestrian bridges. Wood constructions south of the Yangtze, its construction, development, and overall history, form the essence of this book. In it, we explore the technological origins of its construction in the North and the problems facing its evolution. About the Author: Liu Jie was born in 1970 in Chongqing. In 1993, he graduated from Southwest Jiao Tong University with a degree in architecture. In 1998 and 2006 respectively, he received a master's and a Ph.D in Architectural Theory and History from Tongji University in Shanghai. In 2002,he became an associate professor in the Department of Architecture at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Since1995, LIU Jie has dedicated himself to the study of ancient wooden construction in southern China, and in this field, he has presented over 30 papers both in China and internationally. In recent years, he has published a total of 7 books, including the following titles in order:Taishun, Kucun, An Environmental and Ecological Look at Ancient Chinese Architecture, Lounge Bridges in Taishun, and Local Shouning.

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Book Description Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, 2009. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. The author of this book relied on field study and documents as basic methods of research, including over ten years of travel through the region south of the Yangtze. He investigated successive generations of wood constructions, trying in the context of a new cultural history to capture the original appearance of wood constructions south of the Yangtze. This book includes a range of traditional architecture, and the technology and culture behind its creation. The rich selection of wood constructions includes various kinds of temples, palaces, balconies, and the social hierarchy's top-tier buildings. Of course, it also includes houses of common folk, workshops, and pedestrian bridges. Wood constructions south of the Yangtze, its construction, development, and overall history, form the essence of this book. In it, we explore the technological origins of its construction in the North and the problems facing its evolution. Bookseller Inventory # 30139

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