Chinese architecture and the Beaux-Arts
- Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press ; [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, c2011.
- Physical description
- xxi, 385 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
- Spatial habitus (Series)
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NA1545.5 .C48 2011
- Unknown NA1545.5 .C48 2011
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
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- Publication date
- edited by Jeffrey W. Cody, Nancy S. Steinhardt, and Tony Atkin.
- Spatial habitus : making and meaning in Asia's vernacular architecture
- Primarily the revised and expanded papers from an international conference held at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design, Oct. 3-5, 2003.