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Word of the Day: Yingzao Fashi

Yingzao Fashi palace type building

Yingzao Fashi is the romanization of the Chinese term meaning roughly “State Building Standards.”¬† It is the title of a landmark work in the history of Chinese architecture, first¬† published in 1103 AD by Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty. It had been compiled… Continue Reading “Word of the Day: Yingzao Fashi”