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History of Asian Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism: Searching for books and articles

The purpose of this research guide is to provide a selection of basic English language resources that outline key elements of architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning in China, Japan, and Korea from approximately 1400 BCE to the present.

Search Terms - General

Search OskiCat or Melvyl using keywords or subject terms.

Search by type of building or site, AND name of country, for example:

Antiquities
Architecture, Buddhist
Architecture, Domestic
Buildings
Castles
Cities
City planning
Dwellings
Gardens
Houses
 
Mosques
Palaces
Pavilions
Shrines
Temples
Tombs
Vernacular architecture
Villages
Urbanization
 

By Culture or Religion, AND architecture or landscape or planning, e.g.:

Ise
Shinto
Buddhist
Confucian
Taoism

Finding Journal Articles

For additional resources, including articles in Chinese, Japanese or Korean languages, see Chinese Studies Article Databases,Japanese Studies Article Databases, or Korean Studies Article Databases.