East Asia

Front Cover
Guan Zhaoye
Springer Vienna, Nov 2, 2000 - Architecture - 255 pages
World Architecture records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent international architectural critics. Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s) of each volume complete the survey. The series comprises 10 volumes. The books are handsome, linen-bound and stitched, generously formatted (21,5 x 28,5 cm/8,4 x 11 inches) and contain approx. 300 pages and 400 colour prints each. This unique project gives the most precise and authoritative description of 1000 of the century's most notable buildings. Countries: China (incl. Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao), Japan, Korea (North and South), Mongolia.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Complimentary Remarks by Sara Topelson de Grinberg Past President of the International
Myongdong Church 1900 Seoul ROK arch Father Kost
Ganghwa Catholic Church 19001910 Ganghwa ROK arch Unknown

13 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

GUAN ZHAOYE is Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, Tsinghua University, Beijing and Chairman of the Committee on Architectural Theory and Creation, Institute of Chinese Architects, as well as an experienced architect. He has been conferred the title of Architectural Design Master by his country for his distinguished work. [His works: The New Library Wing of Tsinghua University (1991) and University Library of Beijing University (1998) won wide acclaim among the profession.]

Bibliographic information