Industrial Buildings in an Urban Context
- Forty development and design projects of industrial buildings in Chinese and some German urban settings by the German architectural firm gmp (von Gerkan, Marg and Partners)
How can industrial buildings with long histories and spatial uniqueness be integrated into urban life more actively? How can newly built industrial plots with large-scale industrial and commercial buildings be situated and integrated into urban planning and design?
This book features nearly 40 cases of redevelopment and industrial design by the German architectural firm gmp Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners in Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Shenzhen (mainland China), and some German cities. These designs are for commercial and industrial buildings, cultural and convention centers, exhibition halls and data centres. They apply gmp’s design concept to industrial buildings within the context of the metropolis, work that is characterized by conciseness, diversity, unity, uniqueness, and orderliness. This book provides examples of, and references to, urban industrial building areas and industrial architecture design, and can be used as a reference by teachers and students of urban planning studies, architectural history, architectural heritage conservation, and architectural design.
Text in English and Chinese.
- Tongji University Press
- 21st Dec 2022
- USA & Canada
- 8.27 in x 10.63 in
- 496 Pages
- 500 color, 20 b&w