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HONG KONG ARCHITECTURE: THE AESTHETICS OF DENSITY. Ed. by Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani. Deutsches Architektur-Museum, Frankfurt am Main, 1993. Published in association with Prestel-Verlag, Munich. 160 pp. with 196 ills. (93 col.). 31 x 24 cm. LC 94-157203 ISBN 379131324X In English.
Showcasing recent architectural and planning programs designed to address the increasing congestion of Hong Kong's urban environment, this catalogue features excellent pictorial documentation and detailed descriptions of twelve commercial, residential and civic projects by eleven international architects and firms, including high-rise structures by I.M. Pei, Norman Foster and Paul Rudolph as well as a university complex, an indoor stadium, a park and other projects designed by Hong Kong architects. Four essays include a historical overview of Hong Kong's development from the 1840s through the 1960s and a substantial account of the many innovative public housing, commercial and transportation programs undertaken in the city over the past two decades.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — Hong Kong — Post-1970 — Architecture
Plans: 01,05,07,15,20,21,24
Worldwide Number: 024336
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