This book explores China's urban development, examining the history and culture of Chinese cities and providing a cultural background to the rapid urban development of contemporary China. It offers a new perspective on Chinese urban history, showcasing the traditional culture which underpins the emergence of the modern city and highlighting how traditional Chinese philosophical thought is reflected in the culture of urban planning and architecture in China, notably examining such issues as `the integration of man and nature', yin and yang, bagua, and the Wu Xing.
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
Number of pages: 309
Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2019