Art and architecture: Term paper
The history of Chinese and Japanese architecture and design confirms a close connection between these two nations, their common Far-Eastern roots. At the same time, they have deep distinctions. Japanese architecture took a lot from Chinese traditions over centuries - therefore we cannot consider it separately.
In a number of aspects differences between them show that the Chinese architecture and interior design are essentially older than Japanese. Long before AD, Chinese culture and art had achieved an advanced stage of development in planning and constructive solutions.
As for the Japanese, they have been building lightly built houses for Continue reading...