The New City

Book - 2008
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A fully illustrated and in-depth investigation of the Chinese capital with a special focus on the changes in its urban layout within the last two decades (1990-2005). In view of the forthcoming Olympics, Beijing is intent on revitalizing its image as the capital of a nation capable of taking a leading role in the world. Construction is already underway and has been entrusted to the most prestigious architects on the international scene (Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Ito, Isozaki, Hadid, and Andreu).
Publisher: Milano : Skira, 2008.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9788861303027
Branch Call Number: 720.951156 GRE
Characteristics: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Santoro, Carlo 1976-


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