Architectural Features of Adjacent River Residence in Shaoxing
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- Adjacent river residence, Architectural features, Formation, Architectural form, Private pier, Public pier.
The adjacent river residence in Shaoxing is different from the Taimen residence (i.e., the grand courtyard in Shaoxing’s residence), most of which are owned by the lower classes, therefore, there are almost no rules or regulations constraining them in construction. The seamless integration of water and constructions, and the artful layout of manual work and the nature are the watery region style of Shaoxing which is different from other cities. This paper analyzes the developed water transportation and thriving commercial trade of ancient Shaoxing, which is an important factor for the formation of the overall building layout of the adjacent river residence. The architectural Plan Layout of the adjacent river residence, with a high internal space utilization rate, is an economical and affordable residential form. Private pier and public pier are the distinctive architectural forms of the adjacent river residence, which plays an integral role in the life of the residents near the river. Exploring the architectural art of the adjacent river residence in Shaoxing is beneficial to inherit the essence of residence in Shaoxing, so that to achieve the goal of striving to combine the modern architectural features, technology with the traditional architectural culture, and to develop the excellent cultural heritage of residence in Shaoxing watery region.
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TY - CONF AU - Wenhui Bai AU - Lingli Tu AU - Jiao Zhou AU - Jiejie Ying PY - 2012/09 DA - 2012/09 TI - Architectural Features of Adjacent River Residence in Shaoxing BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Electronic & Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology (EMEIT 2012) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 687 EP - 690 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emeit.2012.146 DO - 10.2991/emeit.2012.146 ID - Bai2012/09 ER -