Architectural Principles in Early Imperial China: Structural Problems and Their Solution

Thorp, Robert L.
September 1986
Art Bulletin;Sep1986, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p360
Academic Journal
Analyzes the architectural principles during the Qin and Han dynasties in China. Information on the architectural types favored by Qin and Han court architects and Imperial patrons; Types of foundation construction that were used; Structural systems used to create walled chambers.


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