Chinese architecture
Chinese architecture refers to a style of architecture that has taken shape in East Asia over many centuries. The structural principles of Chinese architecture have remained largely unchanged, the mai...
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The Art Deco Glamour of Shanghai
Widely known for its futuristic skyline, Shanghai is also home to one of the world’s richest collections of Art Deco buildings. Among them are the Grand Theatre and the Paramount. Step inside and...
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Diaolou: Multi-Storied Defensive Village Houses in Kaiping
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages feature the Diaolou, multi-storeyed defensive village houses in Kaiping, which display a complex and flamboyant fusion of Chinese and Western structural and decorative for...
Chinese architecture
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Chinese architecture - Ancient Chinese Architecture
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Ancient Chinese wooden architecture
Ancient Chinese wooden architecture is among the least studied of any of the world's great architectural traditions from the western point of view. Although Chinese architectural history reaches far b...
Ancient Chinese wooden architecture - Wikipedia
Architecture of the Song Dynasty
The architecture of the Song dynasty (960–1279) was noted for its towering Buddhist pagodas, enormous stone and wooden bridges, lavish tombs, and extravagant palaces. Although literary works on archit...
Architecture of the Song Dynasty - Wikipedia
Chinese pagoda
Chinese pagodas (Chinese: 塔; pinyin: Tǎ) are a traditional part of Chinese architecture. In addition to religious use, since ancient times Chinese pagodas have been praised for the spectacula...
Chinese pagoda - Wikipedia
Temple (Chinese)
A Chinese temple is a worship place of the Chinese folk religion/Shenism, where people revere ethnic Chinese gods and ancestors. They can be distinguished into:These temples are different from:Gōng (宫...
Temple (Chinese) - Wikipedia
Feng shui
Feng shui (/ˌfɛŋ ˈʃuːi/; /fʌŋ ʃweɪ/;pinyin: fēng shuǐ, [fɤ́ŋ ʂwèi]) is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. The term feng shui literally transla...
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Hutong
Hutongs (simplified Chinese: 胡同; traditional Chinese: 衚衕; pinyin: hútòng; Wade–Giles: hu-t'ung) are a type of narrow streets or alleys, commonly associated with northern Chinese cities...
Hutong - Wikipedia
Imperial roof decoration
Chinese imperial roof decoration or roof charms or roof-figures (檐獸 / 檐兽; Pinyin: yán shòu) or (走獸 / 走兽; Pinyin: zǒu shòu) or (蹲獸 / 蹲兽; Pinyin: Dūn shòu) was only allowed on official buildings of the...
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Imperial guardian lions
Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lion, traditionally known in Chinese simply as Shi (Chinese: 獅; pinyin: shī; literally: "lion"), and often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a ...
Imperial guardian lions - Wikipedia
Architecture of Hong Kong
The Architecture of Hong Kong features great emphasis on Contemporary architecture, especially Modernism, Postmodernism, Functionalism, etc. Due to the lack of available land, few historical buildings...
Architecture of Hong Kong - Wikipedia
Walled villages of Hong Kong
Once common throughout China, walled villages can still be found in southern China and Hong Kong. Most of the walled villages of Hong Kong are located in the New Territories.
During the Ming and Q...
Walled villages of Hong Kong - Wikipedia
Architecture of Penang
The architecture of Penang reflects the 171 years of British presence on the island, coalescing with local, Chinese, Indian, Islamic and other elements to create a unique and distinctive brand of...
Architecture of Penang - Wikipedia
Hakka architecture
A Hakka walled village is a large multi-family communal living structure that is designed to be easily defensible. This building style is unique to the Hakka people found in southern China (Hakka is "...
Hakka architecture - Wikipedia
Housing in China
In recent years, housing development has ballooned in China as its economy has developed. The government has promoted the commercialization of housing in urban areas since 1978. Property development h...
Housing in China - Wikipedia