Inspired by the book Made in Tokyo
, Shanghai architectural scholar Li Xiangning and his team worked closely with its author, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, to edit this book about the features of Shanghai city and its architecture. This book is a celebration of the particular elements of the architecture and urban design of Shanghai, and brings together 54 places that contribute to the unique DNA of the city. The photography, detailed drawings, and written pieces reveal Shanghai as it is to its residents. Whilst including well-known architectural features of Shanghai, the book also explores the less well-known elements that make Shanghai the city that it is.