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Material Management in Planning and Construction of Ancient Buildings

Dinghai Li (1.Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan, China) *
1.Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan, China

Open House International

ISSN: 0168-2601

Article publication date: 1 September 2019



According to the unique style and historical significance, Chinese ancient architecture which has a long history, plays an important role in world architecture. Most of Chinese ancient architecture uses wooden frame as a load-bearing system, however, a unique combination of components has emerged in its development. Due to the well-preserved ancient buildings and a long historical and cultural background of Qijiang ancient town, the paper takes the Qijiang ancient town as an example through field measurement and investigation. The composition of the external environment of the building, architectural characteristics and building monomer composition were analyzed and studied. The unique architectural art charm of Qijiang ancient town was showed. Moreover, the delimitation of the protection scope mainly includes the scope of protected areas and the scope of the construction control zone. Among them, the protected areas are generally divided into key protected areas and general protected areas; the construction control zones are generally divided into Type I of construction control zone and Type II of construction control zones. Ancient buildings are the most existing heritage types in China and are an important part of the immovable cultural relics in China. The group layout of ancient buildings is an important feature in the layout of ancient buildings in China, which is conducive to the realization of the overall protection of heritage.



Li, D. (2019), "Material Management in Planning and Construction of Ancient Buildings", Open House International, Vol. 44 No. 3, pp. 60-63.



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