Bibliography: Ronald G. Knapp


China's Covered Bridges

Architecture over Water


Detailed survey of China's covered bridges in many provinces, some sections about Yunnan's covered bridges.

China's Old Dwellings

Book cover for China

Few people know as much about Chinese architecture as Knapp: from palaces to humble homes he explains important building principles; the connection between environment and housing styles and the development of style over time. A section on minority housing styles complements the book.