Building Culture: Clare Jacobson

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
ISBN:    9781616891503
Publisher:    Princeton Architectural Press
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    256
Illustrations:    400 colour

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