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Yin Yu Tang, a Traditional Chinese House

Yin Yu Tang, a Traditional Chinese House

Photo © Jackie Craven
Yin Yu Tang is two stories high with an open courtyard at the center. Sixteen bedrooms (two at each corner on each level) are connected by a narrow corridor that overlooks the courtyard. Intricately carved wooden screens provided both privacy and ventilation. An underground spring fed the courtyard pond stocked with goldfish.

The ancient laws of feng shui acted as guiding principles in the construction of this home.

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