Chinese Garden Culture
Course Syllabus 课程章节1
Chinese garden culture has a long history, and is one of the three major origins of gardens in the world. It has accumulated many excellent cultural connotations and successful experience in landscape design. "Chinese gardens are the mother of world gardening, and Suzhou gardens are the outstanding representatives of Chinese gardens", which is the evaluation of Suzhou classical gardens at the 21st plenary meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The Suzhou garden mentioned here is one of the representatives of what we usually call Gardens in The Yangtze Delta of China. After thousands of years of accumulation, Chinese garden design has had a unique gardening technique and artistic style, formed its own garden system and garden culture, which contains a large number of Chinese excellent traditional cultural elements. Therefore, learning Chinese garden culture plays an important role in understanding Chinese culture. students can further have the interest in getting to know China and to learn Chinese culture, which may give them some help for their future learning in China.