This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you are giving consent to cookies being used.

Ok

Homecoming in China

HKU/Shanghai Study Center, Dec. 3, 2013
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Homecoming comes home to China. This Tuesday, December 3, Hong Kong University’s Study Center in Shanghai is hosting the last event in their lecture series Down to Earth. As a closing celebration, the series will be completed with the book launch of Gestalten’s recent title Homecoming, an architecture book with a focus on the rapid urbanization in China and the youthful resistance.

Edited by Christiane Lange, John Lin and Joshua Bolchover, Homecoming presents work by an emerging generation of Chinese architects that uses unique design and working approaches to resist generic mass construction and foreign iconic building. In particular, these architects are offering resistance against the rapid urbanization that has dominated the Chinese landscape. By responding to a local Chinese context, they have raised the avant-garde of China’s architectural design practice in recent years.

Joshua Bolchover and John Lin are also introducing their new publication entitled Rural Urban Framework, presenting for the first time the results of their research as well as their built projects in the Chinese backlands. 

Please join us for the evening and enjoy a conversation with Joshua Bolchover and Christiane Lange in Shanghai. The launch starts at 7:30pm, followed by drinks to celebrate the book launch!

Homecoming

Posted by Gestalten—05/2016

Gifts for a Global Perspective

Dive into the First Edition of the Gestalten Gift Guide
Posted by Gestalten—12/2016

In the Fast Lane: Eight Photos from the Road

See the Winners of Our Latest Mission with EyeEm
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

What is Graphic Recording?

Our New Book Is the Definitive Guide to Live Illustrations
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

Animated Paintings by Lauren Gregory

Get Lost in the American Artist’s Hypnotic Stop Motions
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

Stay Inspired