Boek cover Chinas New Architecture van Christian Schittich

China's New Architecture

Returning to the Context

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uitgever Birkhauser
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Hardcover
Aantal paginas 144 pagina's
Aanbevolen leeftijd 22 jaar
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Christian Schittich
Uitgever Birkhauser
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 584 g
Studieboek Nee
Verpakking breedte 170 mm
Verpakking hoogte 240 mm
Verpakking lengte 240 mm


In recent years, a refreshingly unconventional architectural scene - outside the mainstream - has established itself in China. Its representatives, many of whom were trained in the West, are known for their sensitive handling of space, light, and material, and by their engagement with context and their own tradition. Since Wang Shu, one of the most important representatives of the profession, won the Pritzker Prize, international professionals have become more aware of China's new architecture. Twenty fascinating examples of different building typologies - many with social relevance - as well as an introductory essay illustrate current building activities and provide an insight into the cultural and architectonic influences.

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