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Architecture in China

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ISBN-10: 3822852643

ISBN-13: 9783822852644

Edition: 2007

Authors: Philip Jodidio

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Great Leap Forward: Contemporary Architecture in China The past five years have seen a revolution in Chinese architecture?the emergence of independent designers, and a number of new stars?and above all new and interesting buildings that are not the product of direct Western influence. These developments have laid the groundwork for an indigenous modernity that differentiates itself from outside schools as well as eschewing the temptation to put a "Chinese-style" roof on ordinary office blocks. The fact that Beijing has been chosen to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games has been more than a catalyst for the development of high-quality contemporary architecture in China. Major foreign firms…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: TASCHEN
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.388