Rehabilitating the old city of Beijing : a project in the Ju'er Hutong neighbourhood / Wu Liangyong.

"In Rehabilitating the Old City of Beijing, renowned academic, architect, and urban planner Wu Liangyong argues eloquently for "organic renewal," in which the drive to raze the old city and build a new one is tempered by a respect for local and historical identity. As the project in t...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Wu, Liangyong.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, 1999.
Series:Urbanization in Asia.
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Summary:"In Rehabilitating the Old City of Beijing, renowned academic, architect, and urban planner Wu Liangyong argues eloquently for "organic renewal," in which the drive to raze the old city and build a new one is tempered by a respect for local and historical identity. As the project in the Ju'er Hutong ("Chrysanthemum Lane") neighbourhood shows, it is possible to achieve a balance between ancient values and modern concepts."--Jacket
"Rehabilitating the Old City of Beijing presents a fascinating account of Chinese residential design and planning and will interest urban historians, conservationists, planners, and architectural scholars and practitioners."--Jacket
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxiii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780774852302
0774852305
1283131366
9781283131360
9786613131362
6613131369
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