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- ISBN: 9787560872162 | 7560872166
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/30/2018
•A celebration of the architecturally-eclectic make-up of Shanghai. It includes city landmarks (the Oriental Pearl TV Tower), city legends (Dragon-pillared overpass on Yan'an Road), cultural sites (the Great World and Shanghai 1933), the unapproved construction projects (pigeon houses) and slums (Hongzhen Old Street)
Inspired by the book Made in Tokyo, Shanghai architectural scholar Li Xiangning and his team • Important new study on mural painting
• Lavish photographs, including rarely seen temples
• Essays by the world's leading academics and researchers in this field
• Includes murals recently uncovered and never documented before
• Unique publication on mural painting
Mural Art - Studies in Paintings in Asia is a collection of 10 articles by the best scholars on murals in Afghanistan, China, Tibet, Burma, Thailand and Mongolia - from the 5th to the 18th century. Covering diverse issues including preservation and digital reconstruction of lost murals, this important new book provides information with challenging perspectives based on the latest findings and research. It also reveals murals never before published, recently rediscovered and endangered. This unique publication on murals in Asia counts as a precious testimony of a fragile and inspiring heritage.
worked closely with its author, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, to edit this book about the features of Shanghai city and its architecture.
This book is a celebration of the particular elements of the architecture and urban design of Shanghai, and brings together 54 places that contribute to the unique DNA of the city. The photography, detailed drawings, and written pieces reveal Shanghai as it is to its residents. Whilst including well-known architectural features of Shanghai, the book also explores the less well-known elements that make Shanghai the city that it is.