CHINESE GARDENS: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 1st Edition

  • Chen Congzhou
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  • ISBN-10: 9814416207
  • ISBN-13: 9789814416207
  • 0 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2016 | Published

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Author Bio

Chen Congzhou

Chen Congzhou (1918–2000), a native of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, was a Professor of Architecture at Tongji University, Shanghai, and was the leading Chinese garden historian of his generation and a distinguished practicing landscape architect involved in the conservation and restoration of historic gardens. He served as an advisor to I. M. Pei & Partners and was made an honorary member of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture. He is widely referenced and quoted by specialists on traditional Chinese gardens, and is considered one of the most preeminent thinkers and scholars in this field. Some of his works and publications have been translated into English.