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The Dong, Building Types, and Building Rituals

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dong people are a minority group living in South West China, a mountainous area shared between the provinces of Guizhou, Hunan and Guangxi, and they number around 3 million. The original migration patterns of their arrival are ancient...

Undelete: Recreating censored archives

The Politics of Parametricism : Digital Technologies in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Use of the internet in China is policed—watched over, censored, and punished—by a concerted government effort that has been nicknamed “The Great Firewall.” The aim is to keep politically unacceptable or “sensitive” content invisible...

The Imperial Chinese Magistrate and His Yamen

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Just as Jordan witnessed and wrote about the Lord Mayor’s Show in London, on the other side of the world Liuhung Huang was ruminating over his experiences of acting as magistrate in two regions of China in preparation for his Complete Book...

Resistance

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...(Photo: Ceeseven, Creative Commons)Power corresponds to the human ability not just to act, but to act in concert. Power is never the property of an individual; it belongs to a group and remains in existence only so long as the group keeps...

Rescuing history from the city: interruption and urban development in beijing

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Here I paraphrase Prajensit Duara’s seminal work Rescuing History from the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern China (1995).This chapter takes the disappearing Chinese city as its site of investigation. It juxtaposes representations...

Fake Eco, Failed Cities

Austin Williams

Austin Williams is Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China and Director of the Future Cities Project. He is the China correspondent for The Architectural Review and has written for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from The Economist to the London Review of Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China’s Urban Revolution : Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 2005, the Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei sent out an advertisement to the architectural press with an offer that many simply couldn’t refuse. It was an open competition to design a community of 100 houses in a remote region of Inner Mongolia...

Discourse

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else.The image of the city is not simply present...

Urban Experiments

Austin Williams

Austin Williams is Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China and Director of the Future Cities Project. He is the China correspondent for The Architectural Review and has written for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from The Economist to the London Review of Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China’s Urban Revolution : Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Rizhao, with a population of around three million, is a prefecture-level city on the coast in Shandong, north China. Prefecture-level cities are not that high up the pecking order but tend to be reasonably large cities with a nonfarming...

Growing Pains

Austin Williams

Austin Williams is Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China and Director of the Future Cities Project. He is the China correspondent for The Architectural Review and has written for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from The Economist to the London Review of Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China’s Urban Revolution : Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the Western environmental canon, the mantra “Small is Beautiful” or the maxim “reduce, re-use, re-cycle” are among the many commonplace phrases that reflect what financial journalist Daniel Ben-Ami has called “growth scepticism.”D...