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The Resource Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context : Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature

Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context : Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature

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Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context : Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature
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Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context
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Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature
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Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context : Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature
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Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China's Geographic and Historic Context : Volume 3 Geo-Architecture Blending into Nature
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  • Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Geo-Architecture Is not a Label for a Certain Form of Architecture -- 2 Geo-Architecture Is a Research Thinking -- 3 The Research Object Selection for Geo-Architecture -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Research Team -- Notes in Volume 3 -- About the Author -- Part I Embedments and Highlights -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Geographical Origin of the Architecture's &!blank -- "Embedments and Highlights" -- 1.1.1 Material Basis -- 1.1.2 Spiritual Basis -- 1.2 Architectural Art of "Embedments and Highlights" -- 1.2.1 Location and Shape of Architecture -- 1.2.2 Language and Emotion of Architectures -- 1.3 Summary -- References -- 2 "Embedments" Cases -- 2.1 Tree-Embracing Pagoda: Hundred-Year-Old Roots Embracing a Tower -- 2.2 Sunken Courtyards: Audible but Invisible -- 2.3 Avalokitesvara Cave in Yandang Mountain: Peaks Embracing Temple Inside -- 2.4 Ancient Cliff House in Yanqing: Amazing Caves as Shelter -- 2.5 Bezeklik Buddhist Caves: One Thousand Buddhas Halfway up the Mountain -- 2.6 Longmen Grottoes: Limestone Cliffs Containing Giant Buddhas -- 2.7 Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang: The Legend of Caves at the Foot of the Gobi Desert Mountain -- References -- 3 "Highlights" Cases -- 3.1 Golden Summit of Mount Emei: Buddha's Light in a Single Glance -- 3.2 Yongbulakang Palace: A Shape Similar to a Temple Built on a Doe's Hind Leg -- 3.3 Shibaozhai Fortress: A Precious Stone by a River and a Fortress on a Mountain -- 3.4 Hanging Monastery of Mount Heng: Ancient Temple Suspended on a Mountainside -- References -- Part II Enjoying Mountainsand Rejoicing in Waters -- 4 Introduction -- 4.1 Concept of "Enjoying Mountains and Rejoicing in Waters" -- 4.1.1 Living in Peace: Response to Landscape Habitat -- 4.1.2 Working Happily: Skillfully Making Use of Landscape Resources -- 4.1.3 Enjoying the Scenery: Artistic Concept of the Landscape
  • 4.2 Geographical Origin of the Architecture's "Enjoying Mountains and Rejoicing in Waters" -- 4.2.1 Special Geographical Environment -- 4.2.2 Defense and Living Demand -- 4.2.3 Cognizance of Nature -- 4.2.4 Penetration of Religious Thoughts -- 4.3 Geographical Language of "Enjoying Mountains and Rejoicing in Waters" Architecture -- 4.3.1 Conforming to Landscape Terrain -- 4.3.2 Beyond the Landscape Terrain -- 4.4 Summary -- References -- 5 "Enjoying Mountains" Cases -- 5.1 Longji Ancient Zhuang and Yao Ethnic Villages: Home on the Terrace Farm -- 5.2 Qikou Hillside Cave Dwelling: Comfort Home at Loess Hill -- References -- 6 "Rejoicing in Waters" Cases -- 6.1 Three Pagodas of Dali: Beauty of the Reflection in Water -- 6.2 Water Longtang of the Grand Canal: Home by the Canal -- 6.3 Diaojiaolou in Fenghuang Ancient Town: Home by the River -- References -- 7 "Enjoying Mountains and Rejoicing in Waters" Cases -- 7.1 Crescent Spring Temple Complex: Temple by the Spring Water in Desert -- 7.2 Lamasery in the Badain Jaran Desert: Scenery of a Temple and a Lake by the Sand Hill -- 7.3 Xifengkou Underwater Great Wall: Defense Line Stretching from Ridge to Underwater -- 7.4 Wanyao Ancient Village: Chorus of Pottery Kilns and Hydropower Pestles -- References -- Part III The Language of Stone and Earth -- 8 Introduction -- 8.1 Geo-Architecture' Materials Response: Uncovering Natural Architecture Vocabulary -- 8.1.1 Physical Space -- 8.1.2 Spiritual Qualities -- 8.2 Material Use in Geo-Architecture: The External Expression of Blending Together with Nature -- 8.2.1 Raw Soil Buildings -- 8.2.2 Bamboo and Wood Buildings -- 8.2.3 Masonry -- 8.3 Material Properties of Geo-Architecture: The Overall Expression Combined with the Nature -- 8.3.1 System of Materials -- 8.3.2 Flexibility in Material Choice -- 8.3.3 Using Local Materials
  • 8.4 Geo-Architecture Material Selection: Taking from Nature Perfectly -- 8.4.1 Materials and Natural Environment -- 8.4.2 Material and Cultural Environment -- 8.5 Summary -- References -- 9 "The Language of Stone" Cases -- 9.1 Anzhen Fort: A Secure Fortress in the Tempest -- 9.2 Shujiatang Miao Ethnic Village: Stone Walls, Stone Tiles, Stone Village -- 9.3 Baoshan Stone Town: Naxi People's Settlement Made of Stone -- References -- 10 "The Language of Earth" Cases -- 10.1 Kashgar Local Dwellings on High Platform: Rammed Earth Settlement upon Loess Margin -- 10.2 Khara-Khoto: Loess City on the Silk Road -- References -- 11 "The Language of Bamboo and Wood" Cases -- 11.1 Muleng House by Lugu Lake: Local Wooden House of the Mosuo People -- 11.2 Cuoluozi of the Evenki Ethnic Group: Traditional Houses Built by Pine Wood Poles -- 11.3 Snow Village: Houses, Pines, and Scenery in a Snow World -- References -- Appendix -- Distribution Map of Cases in Volume 3 -- Distribution Map of All Cases in 4 Volumes -- Related Years and Emperors in Chinese History in 4 Volumes
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