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The Urban Design of Impermance

by Peter Cookson Smith

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Published by MCCM Creations .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Art / Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13207320M
    ISBN 109889865378
    ISBN 109789889865375

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Impermanence underlies the urban design language of Hong Kong. Arguably this is a reflection of the embedded philosophy of change inherent in Chinese culture, which tends to impart rather transient values that promote a A companion to The Urban Design of Concession, this volume collects sketches and essays that reflect the evolving character and personality of Hong Kong.4/5(5).

The notion of impermanence underlies the urban design language of Hong Kong to a significant extent. The city’s intensely urban environment has long reflected embedded patterns of change and temporality in both physical and cultural dimensions — a forever reconstructed city of dislocation, adaptation and imagination.

Impermanence underlies the urban design language of Hong Kong. Arguably this is a reflection of the embedded philosophy of change inherent in Chinese culture, which tends to impart rather transient values that promote a strong link between the spiritual and the human condition.4/5(4).

The notion of impermanence underlies the urban design language of Hong Kong to a significant extent. This collection of sketches, illustrations and essays seeks. Impermanence underlies the urban design language of Hong Kong. Arguably this is a reflection of the embedded philosophy of change inherent in Chinese culture, which tends to impart rather transient values that promote a strong link between the spiritual and the human condition.

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