Intro Foreword by Franco Panzini Evolution and Typology Artificiality and Naturalness Ethics Origins and Spatial Evolution The Gardens of the Ancient Dynasties The Gardens of the Sui and the Tang The Gardens of the Song and the Yuan The Gardens of the Ming The Gardens of the Qing The Chinese Garden in Modern Times Functions and Use Composition and Effects Spatial Articulation Fengshui Painting and Poetry The Spatial Framework A Garden of Episodes Scenic Views Elements Mounds and Rocky Compositions Water Surfaces Garden Paths Architectural Elements Plant Arrangements Reconfiguring the Chinese Garden The Chinese Garden and Europe Chinese Gardens on the Contemporary Scene Reinterpreting Tradition Toward Sustainable Open Spaces Short Portraits of Parks and Gardens Imperial Parks Classical Gardens Neo-Historical Gardens Contemporary Landscape Design APPENDIX On the author Acknowledgements Bibliography Index of Names Index of Gardens and Places Thematic Index Illustration Credits.
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Print version: Rinaldi, Bianca Maria The Chinese Garden