Great Leap Forward: Contemporary Architecture in China The past five years have seen a revolution in Chinese architecture?the emergence of independent designers, and a number of new stars?and above all new and interesting buildings that are not the product of direct Western influence. These developments have laid the groundwork for an indigenous modernity that differentiates itself from outside schools as well as eschewing the temptation to put a ""Chinese-style"" roof on ordinary office blocks. The fact that Beijing has ...

Architecture in China 2007, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822852644