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Zhang Liang Gao (March 13, 2002)01:36:38

Zhang Liang Gao discusses Chinese architecture in terms of “its form, color, its space, and its design idea.” He stresses the visual alignment of buildings throughout China and discusses buildings having a “background” and “foreground.” He highlights the stilt houses in the River Valley of Central China and explains their popularity as a defense against annual flooding. Gao talks about stilt and elevated houses in other parts of the world.

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