Author: China Architecture & Building Press (China)
Paperback - 210 pages
Jan 31, 2013
£55 $88 €70
A beautiful book, published in Chinese, that uses colour photography and images to capture the wonder of China's finest defence structures. To help fully reveal China's extraordinary treasure trove of ancient architectural wonders this book features: more than 150 stunning colour photos enabling the reader to really appreciate the beauty of each architectural treasure; descriptions and expert information on each of the 150 (or more) featured locations; practical maps that pinpoint the location of all featured buildings and sites; detailed floor-plans and site maps; helpful historical timelines outlining relevant key events. Defence Structures is part of a stunning new series of books that celebrates the very best of China’s rich and diverse architectural heritage. With wonderful images and photography, alongside commentary from leading Chinese experts (in Chinese), Series of the Beauty of Ancient Chinese Architecture brings you the very best of ancient China.