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Luke Him Sau, architect : China's missing modern

Author: Edward Denison; Guang Yu Ren; Qianshou Lu
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : Wiley, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Luke Him Sau/Lu Qianshou (1904-1991) is best known internationally and in China as the architect of the iconic Bank of China Headquarters in Shanghai. One of the first Chinese students to be trained at the Architectural Association in London in the late 1920s, Luke's long, prolific and highly successful career in China and Hong Kong offers unique insights into an extraordinary period of Chinese political turbulence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biography
Named Person: Qianshou Lu; Qianshou Lu
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Denison; Guang Yu Ren; Qianshou Lu
ISBN: 9781118449028 1118449029
OCLC Number: 881178031
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 6 A NOTE ON SPELLING 7 INTRODUCTION 8 A Mirror to China CHAPTER 1 12 A Complicated Birth CHAPTER 2 36 London Calling CHAPTER 3 86 Bank Building CHAPTER 4 178 Architectural Retreat CHAPTER 5 208 Hong Kong CHAPTER 6 264 Luke s Legacy LIST OF WORKS 270 SELECTED READING 276 INDEX 282 PICTURE CREDITS 288
Responsibility: Edward Denison & Guang Yu Ren.
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Luke Him Sau/Lu Qianshou (1904-1991) is best known internationally and in China as the architect of the iconic Bank of China Headquarters in Shanghai. This book provides an account of China's  Read more...

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