32 Beijing/New York Issue 5/6: Russia-China 1920-2004

32 Beijing/New York Issue 5/6: Russia-China 1920-2004

by Michael Bell
     
 
In a new double issue, 32BNY traces the modern urban trajectories of Russia and China, mapping their connections, divergences, and potential futures.
From the legacy of Russia in the 1920s, to the volatile architectural energy of China today, 32 revisits what had once seemed irrefutable binaries: communism and capitalism, east and west, history

Overview

In a new double issue, 32BNY traces the modern urban trajectories of Russia and China, mapping their connections, divergences, and potential futures.
From the legacy of Russia in the 1920s, to the volatile architectural energy of China today, 32 revisits what had once seemed irrefutable binaries: communism and capitalism, east and west, history and progress.

Issue 5/6 includes:
Irene Cheng on the New Silk Road
Bart Goldhoorn on Capitalist Realism
Rob Gregory on Catherine Cooke and the state of Moscow's modern architecture
Leo Ou-fan Lee on Shanghai circa 1930
Peter Lynch on El Lissitsky
Thomas de Monchaux on Melnikov's House
Shrinking Cities on Ivanovo
Slavoj Zizek on Lenin and freedom today

Projects by
Office dA (with text by Rodolphe El Khoury)
Steven Holl Architects
Zhang Lei
Bernard Tschumi Architects
Ai Weiwei (with text by Toshiko Mori)

Photographs by
Sze Tsung Leong
Armin Linke
Joe Wolek

Plus
FOA's Alejandro Zaera-Polo interviewed by Guy Zucker

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568984834
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
32 Beijing/New York Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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