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Building A Revolution
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This book presents a picture of Chinese architecture in transition, as the entire economy shifted from being planned and state-controlled to being market-led.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. v
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  2. pp. vi-vii
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  1. PREFACE
  2. pp. viii-xiv
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  1. Maps
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Photos
  2. pp. xvii-xxiv
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  1. Part I - Cultural Transformation
  2. p. 1
  1. CHAPTER ONE: EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ARCHITECTURE
  2. pp. 2-11
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  1. CHAPTER TWO: "NATIONAL FORM" AND CHINESE IDENTITY: BURDEN OR CHANCE?
  2. pp. 12-29
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  1. CHAPTER THREE: THE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE
  2. pp. 30-48
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  1. Part II - City and Dwelling
  2. p. 49
  1. CHAPTER FOUR: SURVIVAL STRATEGIES: BEIJING, SHANGHAI, AND GUANGZHOU
  2. pp. 50-60
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  1. CHAPTER FIVE: URBAN DESIGN AS A TOOL FOR BETTER LIVING
  2. pp. 70-85
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  1. CHAPTER SIX: FORM FOLLOWS POLICY: THE EVOLUTION OF CHINA'S HOUSING
  2. pp. 86-102
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  1. Part III - Architects and Creations
  2. p. 103
  1. CHAPTER SEVEN: PORTRAITS OF CHINESE ARCHITECTS
  2. pp. 105-129
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  1. CHAPTER EIGHT: EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE: THE RISING OF THE YOUNGER GENERATION
  2. pp. 130-155
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  1. CHAPTER NINE: BEHIND THE BUILDING REVOLUTION: PRIVATE PRACTICE UNLEASHED
  2. pp. 156-163
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  1. CHAPTER TEN: CHINESE ARCHITECTURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: AN EPILOGUE
  2. pp. 164-170
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  1. APPENDIX I
  2. pp. 171-181
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  1. APPENDIX II
  2. pp. 182-190
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  1. BIBLIOGRAPHY
  2. pp. 191-196
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  1. ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
  2. pp. 197-198
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 199-204
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