Beauty and the East: New Chinese Architecture
China has undergone a spectacular transformation over the last three decades. Now a major cultural and economic force on the international stage, its ascension has sparked a new generation of architects and interior designers. Previously, China looked to the West for architectural inspiration; now, they are developing a new design language that fuses centuries of indigenous tradition with idealistic design. House of the Dragon demonstrates how indigenous talent shapes this contemporary aesthetic constrained by its surroundings. By incorporating novel methods and techniques, they expand design possibilities and exert influence on the world at large. Explore the enticing world of Chinese architecture, from cultural institutions to cityscapes, and gain a glimpse into the world of tomorrow.
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