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Community Engagement in Land Use Planning Through Web-based Technologies
The Shaping Danes Future project developed several web-based tools to support citizen-driven land use planning in a community near Madison, Wisconsin. Tools and resources included a step-by-stepExpand
Water Sprites and Ancestor Spirits: Reading the Architecture of Jinci
The Jinci temple complex is best known today for the Sage Mother Hall (ca. 1038–87), dedicated to the Spirit of the Jin Springs. But for the literati elite of premodern China, Jinci was dedicated toExpand
The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci
Built around three sacred springs, the Jin Shrines complex (Jinci), near Taiyuan in Shanxi province, contains a wealth of ancient art and architecture dating back to the Northern Song dynastyExpand
Water Sprites and Ancestor Spirits: Reading the Architecture of Jinci
The Jinci temple complex is best known today for the Sage Mother Hall (ca. 1038–87), dedicated to the Spirit of the Jin Springs. But for the literati elite of premodern China, Jinci was dedicated toExpand
Of Palaces and Pagodas: Palatial Symbolism in the Buddhist Architecture of Early Medieval China
This paper is an inquiry into possible motivations for representing timber-frame architecture in the Buddhist context. By comparing the architectural language of early Buddhist narrative panels andExpand
Translating the Ta: Pagoda, Tumulus, and Ritualized Mahāyāna in Seventh-Century China
This essay examines the relationship between pagodas and tombs in Medieval China through a close reading of the “Preface to the Sūtra on the Merits of Constructing a ta, as Spoken by the Buddha”Expand
The Eleventh-century Daxiongbaodian of Kaihuasi and Architectural Style in Southern Shanxi's Shangdang Region
In the generations of High Antiquity [people] excavated caves and piled timber [to make] nests for their dwellings, while ‘‘sages of later generations’’ established a system, with ‘‘a roof ridgeExpand
House Home Family: Living and Being Chinese
House Home Family: Living and Being Chinese, edited by Ronald G. Knapp and Kai-Yin Lo. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2005. xxii + 453 pp. US$29.00 (paperback). House Home Family is anExpand
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