Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press ; [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, c2011.
Book, Conference Proceedings
xxi, 385 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
Primarily the revised and expanded papers from an international conference held at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design, Oct. 3-5, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Examines the coalescing of the two major architectural systems, placing significant shifts in architectural theory and practice in China within relevant, contemporary, cultural, and educational contexts. Fifteen major scholars from around the world analyze and synthesize these crucial events to shed light on the dramatic architectural and urban changes occurring in China today many of which have global ramifications. (source: Nielsen Book Data)