The Concept Of Oneness Between Humans And Nature: An Application In The Design Of Huizhou And Cheng Zhitang Residential Environments, China

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Yongbo Liu , Akapong Inkuer , Rosjana Chandhasa , Chanoknart Mayusoh and Pisit Puntien


The oneness between man and nature is the philosophical thought and spiritual connotation of traditional Chinese culture supporting the unity between humans and others, human and things, and man and nature. At present, when the natural environment is severely damaged and the depletion of resources is excessive, harmony creation between people and everything around Cheng Zhitang of the Huizhou House is then required. This research is a case study of the design based on the concept of the oneness between man and nature. The qualitative research method was employed to understand the ideal connotation of "harmony between man and nature" by using an observational method to conduct field operations, exploring Huizhou Residential House "Cheng Zhitang" through photography, mapping, and literature review.

The research findings revealed that the "Cheng Zhitang" revolved around the concept of "Oneness between humans and Nature" " in the whole space design process consisting of the harmonic relationship between humans and nature, man and man, design and culture, and design and nature. As per source of data gained, it showed that the concept of "harmony between humans and nature" was a design approach applied to the design of modern living spaces that helps improve the quality of life.

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