Illegal Architecture

Published as a companion analysis to an exhibition on the topic of illegal architecture in Taipei and China, this book focuses on the work and insight of two architects, Wang Shu and Hsieh Ying-chun, in a search for a more positive meaning for architecture. With an eye toward opening new possibilities for city life and instilling a sense of aesthetics in residents who take action in an architectural and urban sense, its purpose is to show the vital and organic qualities of the city while circumventing or breaking regulatory and technological barriers.

Text: Shu Wang, Ying-chun Hsieh. pp. 170; hardcover. Publisher: Garden City, Taiwan, 2012.

ISBN: 9789866204364| 9866204367

ID: 16178

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Published as a companion analysis to an exhibition on the topic of illegal architecture in Taipei and China, this book focuses on the work and insight of two architects, Wang Shu and Hsieh Ying-chun, in a search for a more positive meaning for architecture. With an eye toward opening new possibilities for city life and instilling a sense of aesthetics in residents who take action in an architectural and urban sense, its purpose is to show the vital and organic qualities of the city while circumventing or breaking regulatory and technological barriers.

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