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
Published:Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, 1999.
Series:Urbanization in Asia.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Peter G. Rowe
  • Preface / Aprodicio A. Laquian
  • 1. The City of Beijing in Historical Perspective
  • 2. Planning and Development in Beijing since 1949
  • 3. Residential Development and the Renewal of Derelict Houses
  • 4. Organic Renewal in Historic Cities
  • 5. Traditional Courtyard Houses and a New Prototype
  • 6. Planning and Design of the Ju'er Hutong Project
  • 7. Post-Occupancy Evaluation and Lessons from the Planning and Design Experience
  • 8. The Continuing Debate over Redevelopment
  • 9. Future Prospects
  • 10. Conclusion.