The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture

Author(s): Hu Jie

Author G-K | Oriental Gardens

"The Splendid Chinese Garden" is an illustrated compendium on the classic gardens of China. It explains the history of the garden, the traditions and beliefs they represent, their aesthetic and the techniques used to create them. Also included are chapters that survey the great gardens of China, the gardens tourists love to visit and gardeners dream of seeing and exploring.
"The Splendid Chinese Garden" includes:
Chinese Gardens in the South of the Yangtze River:
Ge Garden (Yangzhou)
He Yuan, also known as Jixiao Shan Zhuang (Yangzhou)
Zhan Garden (Nanjing)
Jichang Garden (Wuxi)
Humble Administrator's Garden (Suzhou)
Lingering Garden (Suzhou)
Master of the Nets Garden (Suzhou)
Lion Grove Garden (Suzhou)
Chinese Gardens in the North of the Yangtze River:
Yihe Garden or the Summer Palace (Beijing)
Beihai Park (Beijing)
Jingyi Garden in Xiangshan Mountain (Beijing)
Imperial Garden, Palace Museum (Beijing)
The Back Garden of the Prince Gong Mansion (Beijing)


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781602200104
  • : Shanghai Press
  • : Shanghai Press
  • : November 2012
  • : 279mm X 205mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : December 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 712.60951
  • : 240
  • : 350 Color Photographs and Diagrams
  • : Hu Jie