Kowloon Cultural District: An Investigation into Spatial Capabilities in Hong Kong by Esther LorenzKowloon Cultural District: An Investigation into Spatial Capabilities in Hong Kong by Esther Lorenz

Kowloon Cultural District: An Investigation into Spatial Capabilities in Hong Kong

EditorEsther Lorenz, Shiqiao Li

Hardcover | March 27, 2015

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This book declares the existing Kowloon as a cultural district" already in formation, constituting a parallel proposal to Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District project. In a three-fold approach comprised of the Cabinet of Curiosities, Archives, and Retrievals, it documents indigenous practices and spaces, reformulates them through architectural proposals, and links them to a broader context through reflection in essays. This book declares the existing Kowloon as a "cultural district" already in formation, constituting a parallel proposal to Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District project. In a three-fold approach comprised of the Cabinet of Curiosities, Archives, and Retrievals, it documents indigenous practices and spaces, reformulates them through architectural proposals, and links them to a broader context through reflection in essays. "
Esther Lorenz: Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a registered architect with education from TU Graz and TU Delft, and she has practiced urban design and architecture in the Netherlands, Australia and Austria. In her research work and teaching she investigates cultural issues ...
Title:Kowloon Cultural District: An Investigation into Spatial Capabilities in Hong KongFormat:HardcoverDimensions:346 pages, 8.5 × 6.88 × 0.88 inPublished:March 27, 2015Publisher:Zephyr PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9881521858

ISBN - 13:9789881521859

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