Research on the Changeable Strategy of Chinese Traditional Courtyard Dwelling’s Form Based on Climatic Adaptability


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Chinese traditional architecture construction has some ecological ideas in common with principles of Green Architecture. This article introduces briefly the basic composition of Chinese courtyard dwelling form and its climatic advantages, and analyzes the changeable strategy of courtyard dwelling developing into variation forms so as to adapt to different regional climates. It also sums up the characteristics of the changeable strategy and the spirit of Chinese traditional philosophy it implies, which could be an inspiration to the research on climatic-responsively energy-saving modern architecture.



Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen






X. Q. Wang et al., "Research on the Changeable Strategy of Chinese Traditional Courtyard Dwelling’s Form Based on Climatic Adaptability", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1963-1966, 2011

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July 2011




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