New Chinese Style: From Past Into Present
Chen Ci Ling
Page One, 2004 - Architecture - 223 pages
Chinese design style has enjoyed a splendid history, riding upon the wings of traditional Chinese culture and architecture. Through the years, Chinese style has evolved into a multi-faceted, multi-layered entity that is rich and varied in it's culture. From lavish restaurants to chic boutique hotels and packed with vivid large-format photographs, architectural drawings and brief introductions, this book is a delightful presentation of the new trends and styles in Chinese design.
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