Publisher description for Urban flashes Asia : new architecture and urbanism in Asia / guest-edited by Nicholas Boyarsky and Peter Lang.


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Urban Flashes Asia, from Wiley's Architectural Design series_is a bold conceptual and architectural response to_Eurocentric research in architecture. It introduces a network of globally dispersed architects and theorists working primarily in Asia. The contributors of Urban Flashes Asia_are a globally active body that is fast developing a rapidly evolving language of urban imagination and invention. This is a new and intriguing version of events which is in step with the nature of urban developments in Asia, as much of the region continues to come alive.
The latest in Wiley's Architectural Design series
Featuring articles and projects inside and beyond Asia, it also includes interviews with Kazuo Shinohara and Nobuyaki Furuya and a Practice Profile of the Chinese architect Yung Ho Chang
All participants are leading architects/theorists in their own countries and this publication will introduce for the first time a number of key players and their work
Unique photo essays together with a vast body of architectural and art projects makes this a visual and exciting publication
The first comprehensive publication on the Urban Flashes Group, this book should be_of interest to architects, artists and urban designers


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cities and towns -- Growth.
Architecture -- Asia -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Asia -- 21st century.