Liang Sicheng was a Chinese architect and scholar, often known as the father of modern Liang authored the first modern history on Chinese architecture, and he was the founder of the Architecture Department . Liang’s posthumous manuscript “Chinese Architecture, A Pictorial History”, written in English, edited by Wilma. Written in the s by the late Chinese architect and founder of historic research on China’s ancient architecture Ssu- ch’eng, and intended for a Western. A Pictorial History of Chinese Architecture: A Study of the Development of £ ] Forty years ago Liang Sicheng, pioneer architectural historian, decided to.
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More than rare photographs and drawings highlight this excellent pictorial record and analysis of Chinese architectural history. Based on years of unprecedented field studies by the author, the illustrations depict many of the temples, pagodas, tombs, bridges, and imperial palaces comprising China’s architectural heritage.
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arcnitecture This book was published after the author’s death. Liang was one of China’s foremost architectural historians and was instrumental in establishing the first studies of Chinese architectural design for westerners.
Chinese Architecture: A Pictorial History
A Pictorial History” contains many detailed sketches, photographs, and early interpretations by Liang. It’s a must-have for anyone interested in Asian architecture or historic photos of classic Chinese architecture.
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