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The Chinese Garden : Garden Types for Contemporary Landscape Architecture.

Author/Creator:
Rinaldi, Bianca Maria.
Publication:
Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (176 pages)
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Subjects:
Gardens, Chinese.
Botany -- China -- History.
Botanical gardens -- Designs and plans.
Landscape design -- Designs and plans.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A fresh new look at a major garden type.
Contents:
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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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Rinaldi, Bianca Maria The Chinese Garden
ISBN:
9783034610650
9783034602228
OCLC:
822025013