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Hong Kong Typology

Hong Kong Typology

Hong Kong Typology


Christ, Emanuel, and Christoph Gantenbein

Pap. Zurich 2010

Book ID: 90139

From the 1950s to the 1980s, Hong Kong underwent major building development under specific political, social, climatic as well as spatial conditions that gave rise to typologically and architecturally innovative structures. Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Hong Kong in Zurich" part of the "Teaching Architecture: 3 Positions Made in Switzerland" exhibition in the Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Venice, in 2010, this book documents for the first time 36 residential, industrial as well as commercial buildings, which have strikingly influenced todays image of Hong Kong.

144 pp, illus