Submitted by Myriam Mahiques

Paralells between Chinese curved roofs and Chinese calligraphy

Architecture News - Aug 15, 2010 - 08:16   11693 views

The Chinese beam support system could just as easily have been used to build straight roofs, and the British architect Andrew Boyd, who asserts that ¨structure does not dictate architectural form,´ attributes the curved roof to aesthetic choice.
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