Item description for Projects in China: Von Gerkan, Marg and Partners by Meinnhard Von Gerkan...
This book focuses on a world-renowned architectural firm that has contributed to China s recent architectural boom.
The architectural practice founded in 1965 by Meinhard von Gerkan has become one of the largest, most wide-ranging and most influential in the world, and has garnered numerous international awards. Since the early 1990s Von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (GMP) has been a major contributor to China s extraordinary architectural development, designing and realizing hundreds of projects throughout the country. These projects, collected in this book for the first time, display the incredible range and talent that has made the firm so successful. From office buildings, train stations, trade fair grounds, research centers and sports complexes to concert halls, the world s largest museum, and an entire city with a housing capacity of 800,000 inhabitants, each project outlined here includes comprehensive pictorial materials, plans, and explanatory texts. With all eyes on China as a center for cutting edge architecture, this stunningly designed volume is certain to attract the attention of those interested in the latest architectural trends.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.81" Width: 9.21" Height: 0.71" Weight: 2.6 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2008
Publisher Prestel USA
ISBN 3791339907 ISBN13 9783791339900