Architecture and design in China including the work by Chinese designers and architects, new buildings and interiors, reports from design fairs and more.
Architecture Styles: There were many different styles of ancient Chinese buildings. All of them are unique and equally exquisite. Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou. Imperial Architecture. Traditional Chinese Residence. Seal-like Compound in Yunnan. Earthen Buildings of Hakkas in Fujian. Courtyards in Beijing.
Chinese New Year, which falls on February 5 this year, marks the year of the pig. The twelfth animal in the Chinese zodiac, the pig symbolizes wealth, success, creativity, hard work, and growth—all in all, an auspicious set of attributes that echoes the groundbreaking work demonstrated by Chinese architecture and design at the moment.
7. Great Consistency. Chinese architecture has evolved over a long period of time, but it has a great consistency, due to the cultural continuity and the craftsmen's dedication to traditions in style. It's not easy to tell the date of most ancient Chinese architectural structures, because of the continuity in design. Create my trip.
Traditional Chinese residences reflect the national culture, the sub-culture of a specific region and that of the ethnic group within it. The traditional domestic architecture of China has five major styles. Courtyards in Beijing (Siheyuan) or compounds with courtyards in northern China. Farmers' Caves (Yaodong) in Northern Shaanxi Province.
Chinese architecture - Han, Tang, Song: The best evidence for early architecture in northern China comes from Neolithic villages such as Banpo, near present-day Xi’an, discovered in 1953 and datable to the 5th–4th millennia bce, revealing building systems not yet traditionally Chinese. Two types of buildings predominated within a village surrounded by a deeply dug moat: circular buildings ...