Guest lecture: Prehistoric Earthen Architecture in Erdaojingzi

  • Date: –17:30
  • Location: Campus Gotland E30
  • Lecturer: QinghuaGuo - PhD CTH, Professor in Asian Architecture and Planning, University of Melbourne, Australia
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  • Organiser: SuRHF
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This seminar presents a range of forms and technologies of the earthen buildings at EDJZ, and discusses its important contribution to the understanding of earthen architecture in Eurasia.

EDJZ located in Inner Mongolia, China, was excavated as a rescue project in 2009. In the archaeological site of 5200 sq. m, 149 houses were revealed, all circular in plan. They are the best round earthen architecture known so far in late Neolithic East Asia. About 30 building are preserved and the site is protected as a museum.

Date and time: 18th September, 16.00-17.30.
Room: E30 at Campus Gotland

QinghuaGuo
PhD CTH, Professor in Asian Architecture and Planning, University of Melbourne, Australia
Her current research interest is Chinese Architecture in Prehistory: the Archaeological Evidence. Her publications include the MingqiPottery Buildings of Han Dynasty China (206B.C.-A.D.220): Architectural Representations and Represented Architecture. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press (2010); Chinese Architecture and Planning: Ideals, Methods and Techniques. Stuttgart: Edition Axel Menges(2005); A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture. Melbourne: Images Publisher (2002). 

 

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