The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
The main architecture types are: pavilion（亭，轩，榭，阁）,terrace（台）,hall （堂，馆） ,tower(楼）corridor（廊）
There are four very famous classical gardens of suzhou:
The Humble Administrator's Garden（拙政园） The Lingering Garden（留园） The Lion Gorest Garden（狮子林） The CangLang Pavilion Garden(沧浪亭）
Ornamental Perforated Windows
These windows are used to decorate the corridor and framed views
the view was framed by something ,so that the view just looks like a painting or a picture .
Distant fragrance hall (远香堂）
"堂“ refers to the principal room of a house ,it is often as a place for host to greet guests ,hold the banquet(盛宴） and so on.
Why is it called "远香堂”？
The answer is about a
famous chines essay-My Love on Lotus (爱莲说）
the poet compared
himself to flower（借花自
喻） ,using the object to
express his thoughts(托
The Pavilion in The Lotus Breezes
" 亭”everybody is familiar with it .
It is the most common building in the classical gardens,even in the whole ancient chinese architecture.
The Listen to Rain Pavilion.
"轩“ ，a small ,high and ventilated (通风) room a ,always has the big,long windows.
In the room
A scene of antiquity(古色古
香 spreads out before us .
there are :
"Brush, Inkstick, Paper,
（盆景）.and so on
Outside the window, there are
lotus, bamboos, plantain(芭
The one is the beauty of the The other one is the beauty