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As a curator of the newly founded Asian Tourist Board you have been hired to create a day tour of one of the countries that form the regions we have studied (India, China, Japan, and the countries of Southeast Asia except for the Philippines). You are to use works of art and architecture not contained in your text.
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You must have a minimum of 10 buildings and/or objects distinct from one another. You must discuss the key architectural elements, the influences, the materials and the process used where appropriate
A Day Tour Of China
Length: 6 pages (1650 Words)
A Day-Tour of China
Chinese architecture is an integral component of the global architectural system. The architectural style of China has defined the Asian region for centuries and influenced architectural styles of countries such as Japan and Korea (Rinaldi 9). Upon close investigation, one comes to the understanding social concepts as well as environmental conditions define the structural principles of Chinese architecture. The style features timberwork combined with stone carvings and bucket arch buildings alongside other techniques. China has a huge contrast and difference in architecture that eclectically combines both architectural elements and transforms them into unique and fascinating scenery (Rinaldi 9). A look at the traditional architecture shows a wealth of ancient temples, shrines, palaces, and gardens dotted throughout a lively modern city, which together reveal interesting and appealing designs. This essay pictures a day tour of the architectural and art forms of China to determine key architectural influences of the region.