China’s remarkable museum-building boom is unlike anything seen before in the history of architecture. Clare Jacobsen presents in her new book 51 carefully chosen projects from Inner Mongolia to Shanghai and Beijing – all made in the past 10 years!
New museums in China are not simply anonymous buildings… they are designed to be iconic. They make a statement both physically and symbolically. They are China’s new face of culture to the world, writes Clare Jacobsen, a former editor at Princeton Architectural Press, in her introduction to her new book “New Museums in China”. > MORE
Clare Jacobson: New Museums in China
Author: Clare Jacobson
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publ. year: 2014
Illustrations: 400 colour