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  • Hardcover
  • 191
  • China's New Dawn An Architectural Transformation
  • Layla Dawson
  • English
  • 09 April 2017
  • 9783791332703

2 thoughts on “China's New Dawn An Architectural Transformation

  1. says:

    Great photographs of the world's most exciting place for innovative architecture The book is a bit dated 2003 though still offers a good overview of the rapid construction in the past decade


  2. says:

    Gorgeous photos Not much text


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China's New Dawn An Architectural Transformation

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Nd for the world’s most innovative designers and engineers Layla Dawson’s groundbreaking survey of architectural currents in China lays out not only the historical events that have brought the country to this uniue position but explores the challenges inherent in opening up the country to outside forces and ideas She examines projects by Chinese and non Chinese archit.

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This incisive look at the historical social and economic forces that have shaped China’s modern architecture analyzes the country’s struggle to define its own architectural aesthetics Since the early 1980s when China opened its doors to international trade and tourism the country’s economy has expanded at an incredible rate Today China is poised to be a testing grou.

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Ects including Zaha Hadid’s Soho City masterplan Rem Koolhas’s CCTV Headuarters Norman Foster’s Shanghai Tower and plans for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games As Dawson demonstrates how conflicting architectural philosophies are visible in China’s newly rising skyline she takes an unblinking look at the liabilities China faces by opening itself up to foreign influenc.