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The Introduction of Pavilions

Author: Zhao Jijun, Zhu Junzhen
Publication Date:2019.10.01
Page Count:256

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Pavilions are small buildings that can be seen in everywhere China that are closely related to people’s life. This is particularly true in the natural scenic spots and artificial gardens, where it almost reached the extent that “there is no mountain without a pavilion”, “there is no river without a pavilion”, “there is no road without a pavilion” and “there is no garden without a pavilion”. In a garden, other buildings can be left out, but pavilions cannot be. In gardens from ancient times to the present, pavilions exist in almost every one of them. Therefore, pavilions should be a characteristic of Chinese landscape gardens. This book introduces the culture and art of pavilions from three aspects, that is pavilion history, category and characteristics.

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