Illustrated Notes on Western Architecture by Liang Sicheng (English Edition)
Where can I buy this book?
It is a collection of Liang Sicheng’s manuscripts of class notes and
assignments on the history of Western architecture lectured by
Alfred H. Gumaer at the University of Pennsylvania in 1924. This book
has kept the original size of Liang’s notebooks, with over 120 Liang’s
About the Author
Liang Sicheng (1901-1972) is recognized as the “Father of Modern ChineseArchitecture”. To cite Princeton University, which awarded him an honorarydoctoral degree in 1947, he was “a creative architect who has also beena teacher of architectural history, a pioneer in historical research andexploration in Chinese architecture and planning, and a leader in therestoration and preservation of the priceless monuments of his country”.