Hortykim has put together this power point on the history of Chinese garden design to help spark discussion in the class or inspire a trip to your local Chinese garden in order to identify the elements and design principles associated with Chinese gardens.
Check out: http://wikieducator.org/The_History_and_Traditions_of_Landscaping/Activities
for more information.
Hortykim thanks wikipedia for many excellent images and information.
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