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Total China Mapping the Contemporary Chinese Architecture

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ISBN-10: 1940291011

ISBN-13: 9781940291017

Edition: 2014

Authors: Li Xiangning

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The point of entry of this compilation of the best Contemporary Chinese Architecture is the WEST BUND 2013: A BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONTEMPORARY ART, held in the waterfront of Xuhui District, Shanghai from October to December 2013. Architecture in China is currently at the forefront of cultural innovation, and in the meantime, it is the inner drive of social development. The purpose of this book is to review its relationships with the international debate, as well as show the space of the Chinese architects and its social imagination.China has become a worldwide "test field" for the architecture. "China Speed" -- its collectivistic mass production and explosive development -- draws…    
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Book details

List price: $31.50
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Actar Birkhauser Distribution
Publication date: 1/31/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.45" long
Language: English

Dr. Xiangning Li is full professor in history, theory and criticism at Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is also Assistant Dean and Director of International Programs there, and a guest editor of Time+Architecture, one of the leading architectural magazines in China. He has published widely on contemporary architecture and urbanism in China and he was a visiting scholar at MIT, teaching a course on the same topic in the year of 2006. In 2009, Dr. Li was the UFI fellow at MAK Center of Art and Architecture in Los Angeles, and Erasmus Mundus visiting professor at TU Darmstadt. He lectured in universities and institutes including Harvard University, Princeton…