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The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture

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andlt;iandgt;The Splendid Chinese Gardenandlt;/iandgt; is an illustrated compendium on the classic gardens of China. It explains the history of the garden, the traditions and beliefs they represent, their aesthetic and the techniques used to create them. Also included are chapters that survey the great gardens of China, the gardens tourists love to visit and gardeners dream of seeing and exploring.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;The Splendid Chinese Gardenandlt;/iandgt; includes:andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chinese Gardens in the South of the Yangtze River:andlt;BRandgt;Ge Garden (Yangzhou)andlt;BRandgt;He Yuan, also known as Jixiao Shan Zhuang (Yangzhou)andlt;BRandgt;Zhan Garden (Nanjing)andlt;BRandgt;Jichang Garden (Wuxi)andlt;BRandgt;Humble Administrator's Garden (Suzhou)andlt;BRandgt;Lingering Garden (Suzhou)andlt;BRandgt;Master of the Nets Garden (Suzhou)andlt;BRandgt;Lion Grove Garden (Suzhou)andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chinese Gardens in the North of the Yangtze River:andlt;BRandgt;Yihe Garden or the Summer Palace (Beijing)andlt;BRandgt;Beihai Park (Beijing)andlt;BRandgt;Jingyi Garden in Xiangshan Mountain (Beijing)andlt;BRandgt;Imperial Garden, Palace Museum (Beijing)andlt;BRandgt;The Back Garden of the Prince Gong Mansion (Beijing)

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The Splendid Chinese Garden is an illustrated compendium on the classic gardens of China. It explains the history of the garden, the traditions and beliefs they represent, their aesthetic and the techniques used to create them. Also included are chapters that survey the great gardens of China, the gardens tourists love to visit and gardeners dream of seeing and exploring.

The Splendid Chinese Garden includes:

Chinese Gardens in the South of the Yangtze River:

Ge Garden (Yangzhou)

He Yuan, also known as Jixiao Shan Zhuang (Yangzhou)

Zhan Garden (Nanjing)

Jichang Garden (Wuxi)

Humble Administrator's Garden (Suzhou)

Lingering Garden (Suzhou)

Master of the Nets Garden (Suzhou)

Lion Grove Garden (Suzhou)

Chinese Gardens in the North of the Yangtze River:

Yihe Garden or the Summer Palace (Beijing)

Beihai Park (Beijing)

Jingyi Garden in Xiangshan Mountain (Beijing)

Imperial Garden, Palace Museum (Beijing)

The Back Garden of the Prince Gong Mansion (Beijing)

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Hu Jieandlt;/bandgt; is the head and Chief Designer of the Planning and Design Branch of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning and Design Institute. He is also the Associate Professor of School of Architecture at Tsinghua University and a member of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture. Hu Jie is also a registered landscape architect in America and a member of American Society of Landscape Architects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602200104
Author:
Jie, Hu
Publisher:
Shanghai Book Traders
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardening-Garden Structure
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Chinese gardening; Chinese gardening history; Chinese garden aesthetic; classical Chinese gardens; Chinese garden photographs, Chinese garden architecture
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
350 color photographs and garden design
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Product details 240 pages Shanghai Book Traders - English 9781602200104 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Splendid Chinese Garden is an illustrated compendium on the classic gardens of China. It explains the history of the garden, the traditions and beliefs they represent, their aesthetic and the techniques used to create them. Also included are chapters that survey the great gardens of China, the gardens tourists love to visit and gardeners dream of seeing and exploring.

The Splendid Chinese Garden includes:

Chinese Gardens in the South of the Yangtze River:

Ge Garden (Yangzhou)

He Yuan, also known as Jixiao Shan Zhuang (Yangzhou)

Zhan Garden (Nanjing)

Jichang Garden (Wuxi)

Humble Administrator's Garden (Suzhou)

Lingering Garden (Suzhou)

Master of the Nets Garden (Suzhou)

Lion Grove Garden (Suzhou)

Chinese Gardens in the North of the Yangtze River:

Yihe Garden or the Summer Palace (Beijing)

Beihai Park (Beijing)

Jingyi Garden in Xiangshan Mountain (Beijing)

Imperial Garden, Palace Museum (Beijing)

The Back Garden of the Prince Gong Mansion (Beijing)

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