Feasibility Study on Traditional Chinese Culture in Modern City Image Designs

Yuan YUAN

Abstract


The Chinese nation created resplendent ancient architecture civilization. Its splendid urban design arts used to be revered and imitated by the large cities in Asia and Europe, or even the whole world. With the changes of history, however, the city designs culture of China is having great crisis and challenge under the impact of western culture since modern times. The “old style buildings” no longer exist in Beijing, an ancient city. What we can see now is that the sporadic ancient buildings are standing lonely among the architectural forests of iron and steel to show their gracious bearing as previous national architecture. The serene and profound streets full of poetic illusions in the south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River were also replaced with the formulized high-rise buildings in modern cities. The lack of cultural connotations in modern city designs has aroused more and more extensive attention within the industry. There’s increasingly stronger desire for traditional cultures regression in order to reappear the cultural features of Chinese nation cities.

Keywords


Traditional cultures; Modern cities; Image design

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F4907

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