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Published by University of Hawaiʻi Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Congresses,
  • Western influences,
  • Architecture,
  • Eclecticism in architecture

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jeffrey W. Cody, Nancy S. Steinhardt, and Tony Atkin
SeriesSpatial habitus, Spatial habitus (Series)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1545 .C48 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 385 p. :
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25120123M
ISBN 109780824834562, 9789888028719
LC Control Number2010017413

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This beautifully illustrated volume succeeds in demonstrating the sweeping influence of the Beaux-Arts school. There is much work yet to do on this topic, but Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts should change the way we look at Chinese cities, and it will stand as a benchmark in the burgeoning field of Chinese urban studies., Pacific Affairs Rich, complex, and panoramic., China Review Price: $ Between Beaux-Arts and modernism: Dong Dayou and the architecture of s Shanghai / Seng Kuan --Elevation or façade: A re-evaluation of Liang Sicheng's interpretation of Chinese timber architecture in the light of Beaux-Arts classicism / Zhao Chen --Lu Yanzhi, Zhang Kaiji, and Zhang Bo --From studio to practice: Chinese and non-Chinese. About the Book; In the early twentieth century, Chinese traditional architecture and the French-derived methods of the École des Beaux-Arts converged in the United States when Chinese students were given scholarships to train as architects at American universities whose design curricula were dominated by Beaux-Arts methods. In the early twentieth century, Chinese traditional architecture and the French-derived methods of the École des Beaux-Arts converged in the United States when Chinese students were given scholarships to train as architects at American universities whose design curricula were dominated by Beaux-Arts methods. Upon their return home in the s and s, these graduates began to practice.

CHINESE ARCHITECUTRE AND THE BEAUX-ARTS. Spatial Habitus (Series). Flath, James A. // Pacific Affairs;Jun, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p A review of the book "Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts," part of the Spatial Habitus Series, edited by Jeffrey W. Cody, Nancy S. Steinhardt, and Tony Atkin is presented. Chinese Architecture and the Beaux. Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts (Spatial Habitus: Making and Meaning in Asia's Architecture) by Jeffrey W. Cody, Nancy S. Steinhardt, et al. | Hardcover. Book Description: In the early twentieth century, Chinese traditional architecture and the French-derived methods of the École des Beaux-Arts converged in the United States when Chinese students were given scholarships to train as architects at American universities whose design curricula were dominated by Beaux-Arts methods. / David Van Zanten --Convergence to influence: introductory perspectives / Jeffrey W. Cody --Chinese architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania in the s: tradition, exchange, and the search for modernity / Tony Atkin --An outline of Beaux-Arts education in China: transplantation, localization, and entrenchment / Gu Daqing.

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