Medieval China Architecture

Nick Augustine

Facts

  1. Most people in ancient China could not afford to live in fancy houses. They lived in small houses made of mudbrick, with only one room.
  2. Rich people had fancier houses, and people also built fancy temples and palaces.
  3. Chinese architecture was built according to strict rules of design.
  4. The first design idea was that buildings should be long and low rather than tall.
  5. The roof would be held up by columns, and not by the walls.

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