A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture: Past, Present, Future by David Wang

By David Wang

A Philosophy of chinese language structure: earlier, current, Future examines the impression of chinese language philosophy on China’s old buildings, in addition to on sleek chinese language city aesthetics and architectural types. For structure in China relocating ahead, writer David Wang posits a conception, the hot Virtualism, which hyperlinks present traits in computational layout with long-standing chinese language philosophical topics. The booklet additionally assesses twentieth-century chinese language structure during the lenses of positivism, awareness (phenomenology), and linguistics (structuralism and poststructuralism). Illustrated with over 70 black-and-white photographs, this publication establishes philosophical baselines for assessing architectural advancements in China, previous, current and future.

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