Demolition of Lingnan Architecture in Foshan October 4th 2011 Lingnan architecture is a style of building that derived out of the last two decades of the Qing Dynasty. The characteristics are brick, plaster, wood shutters, and arched roofs with clay tiles. At the moment I'm completing my masters degree in historic preservation which leads me on building scavenger hunts.
Yesterday I visited Foshan's Eastern Square (Dongfeng Guanchan) I found that ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Foshan For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I teach History at South China Normal University, and serve as Director of Research at The Guangdong Folk Arts Museum. This blog is where I post a lot of travel writing, both where I live and abroad.... full info