Design and Thermal Performance: Below-Ground Dwellings in China

by Gideon S. Golany

Hardback • 1992 • $74.00
ISBN: 978-0874133622

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The Chinese constitute the third major community in the world to have lived continuously below ground for many millennia. With case studies representing different geographical and cultural environments, this work shows how Chinese below-ground dwellings provide a comfortable ambient environment with low construction costs. Illustrated.