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Building Shanghai

Door Edward Denison e.a.

Building Shanghai
RubriekGeschiedenis Azië
Boeknummer#216213
TitelBuilding Shanghai. The Story of China`s Gateway
AuteurDenison, Edward & Guang Yu Ren:
BoektypeGebonden hardcover met stofomslag
Jaar van uitgave2006
UitgeverijWiley-Academy
ISBN10047001637X
ISBN139780470016374
TaalEngels
SamenvattingShanghai's illustrious history and phenomenal future is celebrated in this book, which examines the evolution of the city's architecture and urban form in order to contextualise the challenges facing the city today. The physical legacies that reflect Shanghai's uniqueness historically and contemporarily are examined chronologically using specific case studies of exemplary architecture interwoven in a compelling narrative that unlocks the many mysteries surrounding this amazing metropolis. Some of the most influential colonial architecture in the world, outstanding examples of Modernism and Art Deco, and an exceptional selection of eclectic and vernacular architecture reflecting Shanghai's many adopted cultures are revealed. This is the first book ever to examine this remarkable subject in a manner that is both comprehensive and captivating in its written content and stunningly illustrated with over 300 archive and contemporary photographs and maps.
Pagina's258
Staat van het boekGoed
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