The Eleventh-century Daxiongbaodian of Kaihuasi and Architectural Style in Southern Shanxi's Shangdang Region

  title={The Eleventh-century Daxiongbaodian of Kaihuasi and Architectural Style in Southern Shanxi's Shangdang Region},
  author={Tracy Miller},
  journal={Archives of Asian Art},
  pages={1 - 42}
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 ridge above and eaves below thereby [providing] shelter from the wind and rain.’’ In the variety of ‘‘palaces, mansions, terraces, and pavilions,’’ and in the masses of peasant cottages and village houses—together with the degree of craft or extravagance [displayed in them]—are revealed local customs (fengsu… Expand
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