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Author Zhang, Donia, 1967-
Title Courtyard housing and cultural sustainability : theory, practice, and product / Donia Zhang.
Imprint Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2013]
©2013

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Author Zhang, Donia, 1967-
Series Design and the built environment series
Design and the built environment series.
Subject Courtyard houses.
Architecture and society.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 373 pages :) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Cultural sustainability -- pt. 2. Classical courtyard houses of China -- pt. 3. New courtyard housing -- pt. 4. Culturally sustainable architecture -- pt. 5. Future new courtyard garden houses.
Summary Using an innovative architectural and social science approach, this book examines the political, economic, social, and spatial factors that affect cultural sustainability. Supported by a multiplicity of data including: field surveys, interviews with residents, architects, and planners, time diaries, drawings, photos, planning documents, observation notes, and real estate brochures, the book proposes new courtyard garden house design strategies that promote healthy communities and human care for one another, a concept that is universally applicable. It provides a holistic view, encompassing ...
ISBN 9781409405047 (e-book)
1409405044
9781409405047
1409405036 (Cloth)
9781409405030 (Cloth)
9781299184008 (MyiLibrary)
1299184006 (MyiLibrary)
9781409405030 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 844349299
Additional Format Print version: Zhang, Donia. Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainability : Theory, Practice, and Product. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2013 9781409405030