Apr 29, 2019
China's ancient architecture has always been dominated by wooden structures, but stone-carved architecture also has a long history. It can be traced back to the prehistoric stone shed architecture in Dongyi area. In addition, the sturdy and beautiful rammed earth-wood structure is also inseparable from stone elements and stone carving decoration. Therefore, the architectural stone carvings we are referring to here have a broad meaning and only have a relative classification meaning. It includes various architectural stone carving components and decorative pieces, as well as various decorative stone carvings and monuments attached to the building.