Art and Design, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Mar  2020, Pages 24-39; DOI:

Cultural Connotation and Inheritance Protection of Decorative Art in Chaoshan Traditional Residential Buildings

, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Mar  2020, Pages 24-39.


Jinying Zhan 1*

1 Art Design, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Received: 5 December 2019; Accepted: 5 January 2020; Published: 19 January 2020

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The decorative design culture of Chaoshan traditional folk houses is extensive and profound, among which, it is decorated with various shapes and complicated carvings. The component is the finishing touch. The traditional folk houses in Chaoshan and the Central Plains have a deep historical origin. It has not only been a pure traditional folk house, but has become a complex that contains the unique art, culture, aesthetic meaning, and philosophical ideas of the Chaoshan area. Its formation and development to a certain extent, it represents the development trajectory and cultural and artistic orientation of the entire Chaoshan area. Based on the regional culture, artistic characteristics and humanistic thoughts of the region’s regional cultural, artistic and humanistic thoughts, this article through the previous two chapters on the historical causes of Chaoshan traditional folk house decoration and the main decorative component features Analyze with the type of structure itself. The decoration of Chaoshan traditional folk house is its inheritance and development in the historical development of Chaoshan area for thousands of years. The simple design idea of Chaozhou reflected in the decoration has profound influence on the combination of modern advocated design and local culture. The status quo of Chaoshan traditional dwellings is summarized, and how to properly inherit and carry forward based on traditional cultural thoughts, and to a certain degree of analysis based on their own design works, sum up the unique development rules of Chaoshan traditional dwellings, This common cultural heritage of mankind has been better inherited, protected and developed.


Chaoshan Traditional Culture, Chaoshan Traditional Houses, Decorative Arts, Cultural and Artistic Connotation, Protection, Inheritance, Development


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