Famous Chinese Gardens (Centenary Edition)
- Explores the styles and characteristics of classical gardens throughout China
- Essays are characterised by an urbane and graceful narrative style, lyric expression, and beautiful pictures
- The English version is ably translated from the Chinese while preserving the original meaning
Chinese gardens distinguish themselves from other gardens in the world by successfully integrating architecture, painting, calligraphy, and literature with garden design. Each classical Chinese garden has its own unique style. This book explores the design and characteristics of some of the most famous classical gardens in China through a wealth of photographs and matching verses.
Text in English and Chinese.
- Tongji University Press
- 8th Nov 2022
- Paperback / softback
- World excluding China
- 260 mm x 188 mm
- 152 Pages
- 160 b&w
- Name of series
- CHEN Congzhou - Chinese Classical Gardens and Residences