This book contains General Introduction and Notes on the Photographs. The General Introduction part describes development history of imperial gardens with abundant words and pictures. From gardens of each period in groundbreaking and development to gardens flourishing in the Qing Dynasty, relevant colored pictures, architectural plans and sections are presented for auxiliary instructions. With exquisite photos, vivid and precise interpretations, the part of Notes on the Photographs demonstrates royal gardens’ architecture examples, including Beihai Park, the Summer Palace, Old Summer Palace, and Chengde Mountain Resort. The appendix in the end lists architecture vocabulary and chronology of ancient Chinese architecture.
Taschenbuch: 199 Seiten
Abmessungen: 14.5 x 21 cm