Characteristics of Interior Space in Huizhou Traditional Houses

중국 휘주지역 전통주택의 공간구성 특성

  • Received : 2015.09.14
  • Accepted : 2015.12.02
  • Published : 2015.12.25


The purpose of this study is to understand the characteristic elements of interior space which effects the basic floor plan of traditional houses, in Huizhou, CHINA. The field study for the content analysis of a interior space of traditional houses were conducted from August 16 to 21, 2015, in Xidicun & Hongcun village. The major characteristics of 'tang' interior were as follows; Firstly, all of traditional houses in a skylight that front of 'tang'. Several types of floor plan were fixed by a combination of the space layout and numbers between 'tang' and skylights. Secondly, 'Tang' is from 3,250 to 6,000 mm in width, from 3,800 to 7,800 mm in depth. All skylights are more length than 'tang' in width. So all of spacious 'tang' were very bright without any lighting fixtutes. Thirdly, the patterns of woodcuts were the major settings of interior decorations. All of a window and door, capital has a detail woodcuts that are flowers, animals, plants, peoples, vases, and geometric patterns. In the last analysis, the traditional housing designs in Huizhoui old villages were planned for family that everlasting life, made a functional and rational decision.




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