Study on the Development Process of One Bright Both Sides Dark Type Houses in China

Nan Zhou, Masao Aoki, Shigeru Kamiwada, Masaru Nishida, Hiroatsu Fukuda
2002 Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering  
The aim of this paper is to clarify the historical origin of the One Bright Both Sides Dark type of house which has odd-spans frontage and is considered as the typical and traditional unit of the planning composition of Siheyuan houses, and presents a new interpretation of the connection with the typical One Hall Two Insides type in Han dynasty. Further more, the authors attempt to clarify the appearance and development of One Bright Both Sides Dark type houses of China.
doi:10.3130/jaabe.1.2_171 fatcat:a4mwzr4r4fgudkrciazhv6yx6y