The Great Gardens of China

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The Monacelli Press | Sep 28, 2010 | 260 Pages | 9 x 12 | ISBN 9781580933032

  • Hardcover$60.00

    The Monacelli Press | Sep 28, 2010 | 260 Pages | 9 x 12 | ISBN 9781580933032

Table Of Contents

FOREWORD

ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION
The Chinese World View
The Historical Development of Garden Design

AESTHETICS AND LANDSCAPING
The Aesthetic Schemata
Landscaping Elements
Architecture
Rock Stacking
Waterscapes
Plants
Borders
Scenic Route

HIGHLIGHTS OF CLASSICAL CHINESE GARDENS
The Imperial Garden in the Forbidden City
The Peace and Longevity Palace Garden in the Forbidden City
Beihai Park
The Summer Palace
The Chengde Summer Resort
The Humble Administrator’s Garden
The Master-of-Nets Garden
The Lingering Garden
The Surging Waves Pavilion
The Lion Grove Garden
The Geyuan Garden
The Zhanyuan Garden
The Jichang Garden
The Yuyuan Garden
The Keyuan Garden
The Xiling Seal Engravers’ Society

TIMELINE FOR DYNASTIC CHINA

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