Building A Revolution

Building A Revolution

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Building a Revolution: Chinese Architecture Since 1980 presents a picture of Chinese architecture in transition, as the entire economy shifted from being planned and state-controlled to being market-led. The book also examines the qnational formq and Chinese identity, the impact of international architecture, housing reform, and the emergence of architects in private practice. Both celebrated and young Chinese architects are portrayed, and the notable buildings in the prosperous coastal cities are highlighted. Through this book on modern Chinese architecture, the reader will appreciate the influence of globalization and modernization on the most populous country in the world.And from 1983 to 1989, the following influential books were translated and published: Downtown Design by F. ... Examples include Modern Urban Design Theory and Method by Wang Jianguo (Southeast University Press, 1991); ... In June 1984, the Ministry of Construction sponsored an academic conference on architectural design and the city. ... High-class hotels and exhibition centers were erected.

Title:Building A Revolution
Author: Charlie Q.L. Xue
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press - 2005-09-01

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