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Architectural encounters with essence and form in modern China

Author: Peter G Rowe; Seng Kuan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Built around snatches of discussion overheard in a Beijing design studio, this volume explores attitudes toward architecture in China since the opening of the Treaty Ports in the 1840s.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter G Rowe; Seng Kuan
ISBN: 026268151X 9780262681513 026218219X 9780262182195
OCLC Number: 56454141
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Peter G. Rowe and Seng Kuan.

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A study of traditional and modernist attitudes toward architecture in China from the 1840s to the present.  Read more...

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