Kang Bai-Wan's Mansions from the Ecological Perspective
Kang Bai-wan’s Mansions is one of the three famous landlord manors in China; it is located at Kangdian town in Gongyi city, Henan province; it is a large architectural complex built in Qing Dynasty. This paper will research on the general layout, courtyard environment and cave dwelling building of Kang Bai-wan’s Mansions from the ecological perspective, to explore the ecology philosophic thought and local structural techniques contained in the traditional Chinese architecture and to point out that the combination of tradition and modernity is the main road for the Chinese ecological buildings development.
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
H. Zhang "Kang Bai-Wan's Mansions from the Ecological Perspective", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 6965-6970, 2011