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Nanjing: Historical Landscape and Its Planning from Geographical Perspective / by Yifeng Yao

By: Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Springer Geography | SpringerLink Bücher | Springer eBook Collection Earth and Environmental SciencePublisher: Singapore : Springer, 2016Description: Online-Ressource (XV, 212 p. 121 illus., 55 illus. in color, online resource)ISBN:
  • 9789811016370
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9789811016356 | Druckausg.: 978-981-10-1635-6 | Printed edition: 9789811016356 LOC classification:
  • GF125
DOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-1637-0Online resources: Summary: This book studies the historical changes of the cityscape of Nanjing from the point of view of geographical systems. Nanjing is a city located along the Yangtze River, originated 2500 years ago, after which ten dynasties established their capital dependent on the geographical conditions. The book focuses on the analysis of the characteristics of mountain and river systems in the various historical periods, and provides investigations of historical sites along with these systems. This enables the search for the laws of historical evolution and spatial structure changes, which is also the research of the relationship between man and nature. It extends the traditional preservation and cityscapes planning to that of geographical landscape system. Readers working in the area of geography, history, urban and landscape planning will benefit from itSummary: Significance of Geography and Urban Planning -- The Yangtze River Impacts and Early Nanjing Geography -- Nanjing Historical Landscape and City Changes -- City Status and Contemporary Geographical Landscape -- Rivers, Greenspaces and Ancient Capital Composition -- Geographic Landscape Planning and Design -- ConclusionPPN: PPN: 1658410637Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-EES | ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-SXEE
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