Construction of the Kaifeng Outer City Wall and the Form of the City Gate of Northern Song Dynasty
He Qun Li
|Conference:||2012 International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering (ICCAHE 2012), August 10-12th 2012, Zhangjiajie (China)|
|Published in:||Sustainable Cities Development and Environment [3 vols]|
On the base of the city wall of the Wudai period, the outer city wall of Kaifeng of Northern Song Dynasty formed internal and external structure with maintenance of many times. On the wall are some defending facilities such as Mamian, barbican, dilou,zhanpeng,etc. The city gate consists of double ones, treble barbicans and water gates. The outer city make Kaifeng city of Northern Song Dynasty looks like a military castle.
- About this
- Published on:
- Last updated on: