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Analysis and Contemporary Practice of Chinese Courtyard Residential Space

Author JiangYunJiao
Tutor HeYong
School Zhejiang University
Course Architectural Design and Theory
Keywords courtyard residential space basic component sequence space structure Spiritualmeaning
CLC TU-024
Type Master's thesis
Year 2013
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Courtyard residential space is one of the basic components of architectural space, and has unique construction characteristics. It is a typical space mode of traditional residential building in China, which is also adopted widely in many modern residential building and present diverse patterns in combination with some new requirements, concepts and techniques. So, the space mode of courtyard has exceeded the constraint from time, and obtained wide usability.First, some basic information about the project is introduced, such as research background, research objective, research status, research outcomes, definition of research subject, research methods and basic frame of the thesis. Then, the related concepts about courtyard residential space are generalized, ranging from origin, develop process to the area distribution system, and some general rules about the development of courtyard residential space are further summarized. And, the full analysis to courtyard residential space is carried out, from the basic construction of courtyard, to the relationship between components and sequence characters of space construction, and the cultural comprehension of courtyard residential space is also analyzed in the spirit level. The understanding to related designs is enhanced by analyzing the different level of courtyard residential space. And several design schemes of courtyard residential space are analyzed, and some design methods of space relationship are generalized from different viewpoints. So the overall understanding of courtyard whole environment is obained, and the organization method is adopted flexibly in the practe.Finally, the significance of analysis to modern courtyard residential space is proposed, and the positive and negative effects are generalized, the development of courtyard residential space in current and futher society is also thought and affirmed.

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