See J. Prip-Moller, Chinese Buddhist Monasteries (1937); D. G. Mirams, A Brief History of Chinese Architecture (1940); A. C. H. Boyd, Chinese Architecture and Town Planning (1962); N. I. Wu, Chinese and Indian Architecture (1963); L. Sickman and A. Soper, The Art and Architecture of China (3d ed. 1968); M. Pirazzoli-t'Serstevens, Living Architecture: Chinese (1971); C. Yanxin, Chinese Architecture (3d ed., 2011).
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