International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017

  • Yin-yang Idea in Architectural Design – Following Rather Than Altering the Objects’ Nature

    Xi Ye

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 13, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017
    Published: Feb. 13, 2017
    Abstract: Yin-yang theory is one of the oldest Chinese philosophies whereby the world is constituted of Yin-yang units rather than pure individual elements. A belief arising from this theory is that when Yin and Yang interact with each other, new things will be generated. “Following rather than altering the objects’ nature”, which has been widely applied in ... Show More