Hardcover199 Seiten Images mainly colour illustr. Languate English Dimensions 23 x 30 cm Editor Meinhard von Gerkan Publisher Prestel Verlag 2008 ISBN ISBN 978-3-7913-3990-0
Founded in 1965 von Gerkan, Marg and Partners has become one of the largest, most wide-ranging and influential architectural firms in the world, and has garnered numerous international awards. More than 290 buildings have been constructed by gmp worldwide. Since the early 1990s, gmp has been a major contributor to China’s extraordinary architectural development, designing and realizing hundreds of projects throughout the country. These projects, collected here for the first time, display the incredible range and talent that has made the firm so successful. From the exhibition and congress centres in Nanning and Shenzhen, to the Shanghai Pudong museum and the Zhongguancun cultural centre and Chinese National Museum in Beijing, as well as the urban design for Lingang New City for 80,000 inhabitants, each project outlined here includes comprehensive pictorial documentation, plans and explanatory texts. With all eyes on China as a centre for cuttingedge architecture, this stunningly designed volume is certain to attract the attention of those interested in the latest architectural trends.
Meinhard von Gerkan is an internationally renowned architect and the co-founder, with Volkwin Marg, of the architectural firm von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp).