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Exploration of Decorative Components of Ancient Houses in Zhanjiang

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2023.041111 | Downloads: 7 | Views: 1627


Shengwen Chen 1


1 School of Construction, Guangdong Technology College, Zhaoqing, Guangdong, 526100, China

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Shengwen Chen


As a part of Lingnan architectural decorative art, the unique decorative style of Zhanjiang ancient residential decorative art shows the traditional residential decorative art of Lingnan. Through field research and literature search, the article researches on the causes of the influence of decorative art of Zhanjiang's ancient dwellings, artistic construction forms and artistic characteristics, etc. The study concludes that: the decorative art of Zhanjiang's ancient dwellings is formed under the influence of special geographic location and traditional culture, and it utilizes the artistic forms of clay sculpture, wood carving, stone carving and other forms of decorative elements such as beams, purlins and squares, columns, cornices, gable, roofs, doors and windows, etc. The art forms are rich and varied, with unique features of Zhanjiang architecture. It is hoped that through the research on the decorative art and culture of Zhanjiang traditional dwellings , the protection and inheritance of local culture will be promoted.


Zhanjiang Ancient Dwellings, Decorative Art, Artistic Characteristics, Humanism, Architectural Art


Shengwen Chen, Exploration of Decorative Components of Ancient Houses in Zhanjiang. Art and Performance Letters (2023) Vol. 4: 65-76. DOI:


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