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As Found Houses: Experiments from Self-Builders in Rural China

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As Found Houses: Experiments from Self-Builders in Rural China - Lin, John (Editor), and Devabhaktuni, Sony (Editor)
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In rural China, an informal wave of building jump-started by economic and social transformations over the past 40 years has rendered some villages unrecognizable. The resulting building boom, taking place in a context with very few regulations, has created densities more often found in urban areas. At the same time, the sudden availability of new materials and industrial methods of construction have enabled some remarkable hybrid experiments where rural self-builders adapt, modify, graft, cleave, and wrap traditional ...

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As Found Houses: Experiments from Self-Builders in Rural China 2021, Applied Research & Design, San Francisco

ISBN-13: 9781943532797

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