TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Thorp, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep1986, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5314416

 

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