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Argence, Rene-Yvon Lefebvre d':
- CHINESE JADES IN THE AVERY BRUNDAGE COLLECTION
Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology, Beijing University:
- QUANLI YU XINYANG: LIANGZHU YIZHI QUN KAOGU TEZHAN
Power in Things: New Perspectives on Liangzhu (Special Exhibition of Archaeological Finds From the Liangzhu Site) æ¬åèä¿¡ä»° ï¼ è¯æ¸éºåç¾¤èå¤ç¹å±.
Wang Xiaodong et al: KASHI GAOTAI MINJU. Terraced Households Kashgar. åä»é«å°æ°å± ã çå°æ± ç è. Nanjing, 2014. 3, 7, 2, 494 pp. Colour text photographs and b/w architectural drawings throughout. 25x26 cm. Boards.
Copiously-illustrated study of this traditional form of domestic architecture of Central Asia extensively found in the old city of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang province. The 'terraced' of the title refers to the roof terraces (often covered) of the buildings, designed and used to maximize the cool of the evening and cooling breezes. Hundreds of houses are shown, floor plans included. All text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Item 191 in List 206.
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