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classical gardens of China

Hung-hsuМ€n Yang

classical gardens of China

history and design techniques

by Hung-hsuМ€n Yang

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens, Chinese,
    • Gardens -- China -- History,
    • Gardens, Japanese -- Chinese influences,
    • Gardens, European -- Chinese influences

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementYang Hongxun ; translated by Wang Hui Min ; photographs by Wang Zheng Gui.
      ContributionsWang, Hui Min.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB457.55 .Y3613 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3783401M
      ISBN 100442232098
      LC Control Number81023974

      The Zhuozheng, Liu and Wangshi gardens and Huanxiu Mountain Villa, covering all types of Suzhou classical gardens and being kept intact, display systematically and completely the characteristic features of Suzhou classical gardening in layout, structure, shape, style, color, decoration and representatives of South China folk. The Classical Gardens of Shanghai. By Tina Kanagaratnam | September 6th, | Books, Classical Chinese gardens, Imperial China, Old Town | 0 Comment A Chinese garden is not a western garden -- there are tricks to “seeing” a classical Chinese garden, explains Shelly Bryant, author of The Classical Gardens of Shanghai.

      The Humble Administrator's Garden and Lingering Garden are among the four most famous classical gardens in China. The Canglang Pavilion, Lion Grove Garden, Humble Administrator's Garden and Lingering Garden, respectively representing the garden styles of the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties, are called the four most famous gardens in Suzhou. China is renowned for its enchanting, tranquil gardens, designed to reflect both the charm of nature and the ancient Chinese view of life. Chinese Gardens explores the creation of classical gardens through history, discussing the theories and artistic conception behind these gardens and the development of diverse regional styles.

      Our annual roundup of the year's best books on Shanghai's history. We're honored to have hosted many of these authors, and will read several of these books in the Historic Shanghai Book Club. Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution by Helen Zia In . : The classical gardens of China: History and design techniques () by Yang, Hung-hsün and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books 4/5(2).


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The Great Gardens of China serves as a compendium—in text and illustration—of all facets of the Chinese garden. This book allows a total immersion in the enticing art of Chinese classical gardens The book has helped me greatly to understand how Chinese gardens work and how to borrow from them for our own gardens in the West/5(7).

This book reflects this process within the constancy of traditional Chinese horticulture and reveals Shanghai’s remaining classical gardens as places representing wealth and social status, social and dynastic shifts, through falling family fortunes and political revolutions to search for a recovery of China’s ancient culture in the modern : Shelly Bryant.

This book reflects this process within the constancy of traditional Chinese horticulture and reveals Shanghai’s remaining classical gardens as places representing wealth and social status, social and dynastic shifts, through falling family fortunes and political revolutions to search for a recovery of China’s ancient culture in the modern day.

Included on the World Heritage List, The Classical Gardens of Suzhou showcases classical gardens once used by powerful aristocrats and businessmen. The foundations of the site were laid during the 6th century BCE, but it was classical gardens of China book the Ming () and Qing dynasties () that the gardens became a city hotspot.

This is the English translation of: Liu Tun-Tseng [Dunzhen],Soochow Classical Gardens, Department of Architecture, Nanjing Institute of Technology, Nanjing & China Building Industry Press, Beijing. [Chinese text, with English supplement by Chuin Tung]/5(2). The Classical Gardens of Suzhou takes the reader on an illustrated tour of these ancient and artistic gardens.

Covering both the history and layout of the Suzhou gardens and illustrated with full-colour photos throughout, it is a perfect introductory guide for the garden designer interested in Oriental landscaping traditions.

The classical gardens survived the turbulent s and ‘60s, for example, in part because the wartime Japanese destruction of gardens immediately made them a symbol of national pride, and in part because of Zhou En Lai’s protection, knowing that once China reopened, it would need unique cultural attractions.

Chinese Classical Gardens of Suzhou (Hardcover) by Tun-Chen Liu, Joseph C. Wang is also a very good book. It is a critique of most of the principal gardens in Suzhou and it punctures the illusion that every Chinese garden is equally great and every feature wonderful.

Chinese garden are!From north to south,east to west,royal to normal Reviews: 5. Experience the pristine beauty and divine tranquility of Suzhou’s beautifully manicured classical gardens — nine of which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two that are considered China’s most famous (Lingering Garden and Humble Administrator’s Garden).

Thanks to impeccable preservation, this graceful place has seemingly stood still for thousands of years. The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, China are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site: "Classical Chinese garden design, which seeks to recreate natural landsca.

Answers to these questions are in the illustrated pages of Discovering China: Classical Gardens in China, where over 15 gardens unfold to reveal the culture and history of a civilization.

An overall introduction to China's gardens, Discovering China: Classical Garden in China will not only enlightened you on the aesthetics of the Chinese garden 4/5(1).

The Classical Gardens of Suzhou are a group of gardens in Suzhou region, Jiangsu province, China, which have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Spanning a period of almost one thousand years, from the Northern Song to the late Qing dynasties (11thth century), these gardens, most of them built by scholars, standardized many of the key features of classical Chinese garden design.

Book your tickets online for The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Suzhou: See reviews, articles, and photos of The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor /5(). Get this from a library.

Chinese classical gardens of Suzhou. [Dunzhen Liu; Joseph C Wang] -- Wander through the magnificent ancient gardens of the Suzhou, in the Jiangsu Province, in China, and see why they are among the world's finest architectural and cultural treasures.

This superb. In The Gardens of Suzhou, landscape architect and scholar Ron Henderson guides visitors through seventeen of these gardens. The book explores UNESCO world cultural heritage sites such as the Master of the Nets Garden, Humble Administrator's Garden, Lingering Garden, and Garden of the Peaceful Mind, as well as other lesser-known but equally.

The classical gardens of Suzhou / Suzhou classical gardens, referred to as Suzhou gardens, are world cultural heritage, national AAAAA class tourist attractions, one of the top ten scenic spots in China. Suzhou classical gardens, known as "the city of gardens", enjoy the reputation of "Jiangnan gardens are the best in the world, and Suzhou.

Classical Chinese gardens and parks combine classical Chinese architecture with painting, calligraphy, poems, carving and horticulture, while offering living places and practical functions. They feature a natural landscape in order to give the onlooker a feeling of perfect.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yang, Hongxun, Classical gardens of China. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., © The Great Gardens of China serves as a compendium—in text and illustration—of all facets of the Chinese garden.

This book allows a total immersion in the enticing art of Chinese classical gardens The book has helped me greatly to understand how Chinese gardens work and how to borrow from them for our own gardens in the West. This paper examines the design philosophy of classical Suzhou gardens in China, with regards to their natural and architectural elements on the moral education of the inhabitants.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translated from the Chinese. Notes: Chinese edition published by Shanxi Education Publishing House. A Chinese garden is full of symbolism and is meant to be a representation of the universe. At the same time, it is a miniature presentation of vast natural landscapes, there in all their glory, yet so small they can fit into a tiny pocket of land as a part of an.

The last section of the book is an in quick look at 16 classical gardens with a brief introduction of the relevancy and notable attributes of the garden. This is portion of the book really serves as a photo tour through the gardens and the text really just a primer to set the period, relevance and major contributions of each garden.