Arquitectura Viva 210: China Material

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ISBN 02141256

Idea Code 19022

Beyong aggressive urbanization and the culture of global capitalism, a generation of young architects is trying to rethink the typological constants and symbolic imagery of Chinese architecture on a contemporary note. This results in buildings which stand out for their hybrid language and their quality, and seven cases are featured in this issue: The Contemporary Art Museum in Taizhou by Atelier Deshaus, the astronomical park in Suzhou by Specific and Unit Architects, the cultural center in Chetian by West-line Studio, the memorial in Zhejiang by DnA, the public pergola in Shangcun by SUP Atelier, a bamboo craft village in Chongzou by Archi-Union Architects, and more.

80 p, ills colour & bw, 24 x 30 cm, pb, Spanish/English


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