Homecoming: Contextualizing, Materializing and Practicing the Rural in China

Homecoming: Contextualizing, Materializing and Practicing the Rural in China

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Homecoming presents work by an emerging generation of Chinese architects that use unique design and working approaches to resist generic mass construction and foreign iconic buildings. In particular, these architects are offering resistance against the rapid urbanization that has dominated the Chinese landscape. Brimming with ideas, inspiring stories, working approaches, historical information, and debate, this book will galvanize all those working in architecture, landscape, and urban design, but also those who care about the future of China's built culture. With contributions from Joshua Bolchover, Yung Ho Chan, Frank Dikotter, Juan Du, Huang ShengYuan, Hsieh Ying-chun, Hua Li, Liu Jiakun, John Lin, Meng Yan, Cole Roskam, Philip Tinari, Tong Ming, Robin Visser, Wang Weijen, Zhang Ke, and Zhu Tao.
ISBN 9783899555042. Die Gestalten Verlag.
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Homecoming presents work by an emerging generation of Chinese architects that use unique design and working approaches to resist generic mass construction and foreign iconic buildings. In particular, these architects are offering resistance against the rapid urbanization that has dominated the Chinese landscape. Brimming with ideas, inspiring stories, working approaches, historical information, and debate, this book will galvanize all those working in architecture, landscape, and urban design, but also those who care about the future of China's built culture. With contributions from Joshua Bolchover, Yung Ho Chan, Frank Dikotter, Juan Du, Huang ShengYuan, Hsieh Ying-chun, Hua Li, Liu Jiakun, John Lin, Meng Yan, Cole Roskam, Philip Tinari, Tong Ming, Robin Visser, Wang Weijen, Zhang Ke, and Zhu Tao.
  • Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
  • Release
    October 2013
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    184 pages. full colour. 18.5 x 26 cm
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  • Date added
    October 2013