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Architecture of Modern China: A Historical Critique
     

Architecture of Modern China: A Historical Critique

by Jianfei Zhu
 

A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective transcending the current scene and the Maoist period. This

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A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective transcending the current scene and the Maoist period. This is a short, elegant book that condenses the wide subject matter into key topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415457811
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Jianfei Zhu is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture Building & Planning at the University of Melbourne. His research explores analytical and international perspectives on the Chinese experience in architecture, urbanity and social practice.

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