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Shanghai: The Architecture of China's Great Urban Center

Shanghai: The Architecture of China's Great Urban Center

$45.00

Pridmore, Jay

Cl. New York, 2008

Book ID: 75299

Well-written history of Shanghai combining art, technology, capitalism, and Communism backed up by extensive reporting and illustrated with superb photographs. After surveying ShanghaiÕs traditional Chinese and colonial architecture, Pridmore turns to the amazing city of today, profiling built work and projects designed by leading architects from around the world, including Norman Foster, Paul Andrew, Adrian Smith, Kohn Petersen Fox, John Portman, Chang Yung Ho, Ma Qingyun, and Benjamin Wood.

160 pp., color illus.