Postgraduate Research Student Profiles

Pengfei Ma

Chinese Inhabitation and Timber Framework

Chinese inhabitation and timber framework’ is the title of Pengfei Ma’s thesis, which is designed to offer an approach to understand Chinese civilisation.
The research focuses on the cultural meaning of timber structure systems of pre-modern China and utilises an architectural study of frameworks in Yingzaofashi to explore the relationship between timber structure and the political tradition of China.