This book is a very effective tool to analyze how design can be done in a step-by-step systematic method. It provides an overview of Chinese art, architecture and culture. “Designing a Chinese cultural Center in India” then goes on to demonstrate how some Chinese cultural centers have been built outside China. The book also offers a comprehensive case study on Norbulingka Institute in Sidhpur, India. It concludes in a design concept for Chinese Cultural Center in Kolkata, India. Whether you are a designer interested in Chinese architecture, or a scholar looking for a general overview of Chinese art and traditions, or someone who is interested in designing cultural centers in an Indian context, this book is a primer for you.