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A Little Bit of Beijing: Nanluoguxiang

A Little Bit of Beijing: Nanluoguxiang

By (author) Li Han
By (author) Hu Yan

$19.95

  • Manga for architects
  • A three-part graphic novel focusing on specific areas of contemporary Beijing: an abandoned military factory repurposed as a thriving artists zone; the old city center where traditional and new architecture sit side-by-side; and a popular entertainment, shopping and restaurant district formerly designated for foreign embassies
  • Includes detailed drawings, comic-book illustrations, and stories
Full Description
A Little Bit of Beijing is an architectural graphic novel focused on contemporary Beijing and contains three volumes: Sanlitun, 798 Art District and Nanluoguxiang. It can be best described as a record of a moment in time in the lives of the three areas. The life of each area is documented through the use of architectural-style drawings featuring cut away rooftops, comic book stylized drawings that explore the details inside the buildings, and stories showcasing how people live, work, and visit these spaces. It was awarded the title of 'the most beautiful book of China'. Also available: A Little Bit of Beijing: Sanlitun ISBN 9787560873404 A Little Bit of Beijing: 798 ISBN 9787560873411
About the Author
Li Han and Hu Yan, the founding partners of Drawing Architecture Studio which is a creative platform integrating architecture, art, design, urban study, pop culture, whose aim it is to explore the new models for the creation of contemporary urban culture.
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Specifications
Publisher
Tongji University Press
ISBN
9787560873398
Published
26th Feb 2018
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
6.69 in x 9.45 in
Pages
140 Pages
Illustrations
154 color, 21 b&w
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