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“Building cities nearby temples"——Reserch on the Spatiat Pattern between the Grand Temples of the Five Great Mountains and the Local cities in Ming and Qirg Dynasty
Pages: 51-58
Year: Issue:  2
Journal: The Architect

Keyword:  Ming and Qing DynastiesGrand Temples of the Five Great MountainsLocal cityLocationSite scaleInteraction;
Abstract: Since ancient times the Grand Temples of the Five Great Mountains in China were known as the places to hold the government official’s sacrificial ceremony and the Talist’s worships.These Temples were grandly admired, but during the long history were burnt and restored many times,however they still exist up to the present. Ceremonies held in the Grand Temples of the Five Great Mountains as well as the temple buildings’ structures were of the highest rank.Scale of architectural complexes was also very large,and it certainly imposed a great impact on development of local cities.The interaction between the Gland Temples of the Five Great Mountains and the local cities is the main object of research in this article.Based on relevant historical materials,this paper is a preliminary analysis of changes of Grand Temples’ locations,of comparing the scale of the Grand Temples and the local citiesand of influence of the Grand Temples on the local dties space.
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