TAASA REVIEW VOLUME 23 NO.2 – TAASA Review June 2014


This article was originally found in the June 2014 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 23, Issue 2, Page 17).

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the artisanal nature of building work in China.

Designers and tradesmen alike were intensively trained in carpentry-based skills, with an emphasis on shaping intricate and ingenious combinations of brackets and joints.

Since 1103 these systems had been codified in a manual for use in construction of official buildings (Liang 1984:14)...