New Book Release:
Rethinking Chongqing: Mixed-Use and Super-Dense
Recently released is the book, Rethinking Chongqing: Mixed-Use and Super-Dense, edited by Andrei Harwell (’06), Emmett Zeifman (’11), and Nina Rappaport. The book documents the work of the school’s seventh Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Architecture Fellow, Vincent Lo, of Hong Kong-based Shui On Land, and Saarinen Visiting Professors Paul Katz, Jamie von Klemperer, and Forth Bagley (BA ’99, MArch ’01), of the firm KPF, assisted by Andrei Harwell (’06). The advanced studio developed ideas for a dense, mixed-used site at the central rail station of Chongqing, in western China. The book features interviews with the KPF team and Vincent Lo about working in China. It also includes an essay by Daan Roggeveen and Michiel Hulshof about the growth of development in the region. The book includes a Chinese translation and is designed by MGMT Design of New York City and distributed by Actar D.
Link to Publication page here.