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Influence of Chinese and Western Culture on Modern Church Architecture in Yan’an Area

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Based on the historical records and field investigation, this paper aims at elaborating the architectural styles, interior space design and architectural landscape of modern church architecture in Yan’an, analyzing the influence of Chinese and western culture on modern church architecture in Yan’an and expounding the historical and cultural value as church architecture, which will play a great role in the protection, inheritance and utilization of modern architecture in Yan’an area.

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Wang, L. and Qu, Y.J. (2015) Influence of Chinese and Western Culture on Modern Church Architecture in Yan’an Area. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 3, 180-188. doi: 10.4236/jbcpr.2015.34018.


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