Landscape Architecture, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Dec  2019, Pages 102-112; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

Enlightenment from the “Ecological Nature” of Huizhou Ancient Residential Courtyard Landscape

Education Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Dec  2019, Pages 102-112.

DOI: 10.31058/

Zhao Zhonghua 1*

1 College of Art and Design of Anhui Business and Technology College

Received: 11 July 2019; Accepted: 14 July 2019; Published: 1 September 2019

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The courtyard of Huizhou ancient dwellings is a part of the traditional architectural space in Huizhou. Due to the influence of environmental space, the courtyard size is small and narrow, but it has complete functions and reasonable layout. It pays attention to the ecological balance between living space and nature, and shows the cultural concept of “Harmony between nature and man”. Based on the survey and actual measurement of landscape features of the courtyards of Huizhou ancient dwellings, this paper describes the design concept of its simple “ecological nature” from aspects of landscape shape characteristics, spatial layout, airport circulation, water feature design, etc. to provide a reference for modern urban landscape design.


Ecological Nature, Huizhou Ancient Dwelling, Courtyard, Spatial Layout, Water Feature Design


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