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Courtyard housing for health and happiness :

by Zhang, Donia,
Physical details: xx, 179 pages ; 25 cm ISBN: 9781472449115 (hardback : alk. paper); 9781472449122 (ebook); 9781472449139 (epub). Subject(s): Courtyard houses. | Architecture -- Human factors. | Architecture and philosophy -- China. | Architecture and globalization -- North America.
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Introduction: Health and Happiness in Housing -- Four Key Themes in Chinese Philosophy to Promote Health and Happiness at Home -- Health as Balancing Yin Yang: Form and Environmental Quality of the Housing -- Health as Gathering Qi: Space and Construction Quality of the Housing -- Happiness as Attaining Oneness: Matters of Social Cohesion in the Homes -- Happiness as Knowing the Dao: Time and Cultural Activities in the Homes -- Four Keystones of Courtyard Housing Design -- Conclusion: Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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