Contents

China displays a different countenance at every visit.
Narrowing the focus of the global attention being given to these two metropolises, this book introduces modern and contemporary architecture from around the year 1900 up until the present.

Beijing

16
Beijing East: Chaoyangmen, Jianguomen Area

30
Beijing Central: Tian'anmen Square, Wangfujing Area

42
Beijing West: Fuxingmen, Fuchengmen Area

55
Beijing Northwest: Tsinghua University Area

70
Outskirts and Suburbs of Beijing

Beijings Topics
8
Beijing History and Historical Architectures
Fang Yong
29
Beijing Bar Culture: Multiplication and Migration
Junko Haraguchi
41
Beijing Architects: People Surmounting Obstacles
Hironori Matsubara
53
The Coexistence of History and Modern Times
Wang Yun
68
Mixing: 2008 Beijing Olympics, City and Architecture
Wang Hui

Shanghai

91
Pudong: Lujiazui Area
98
Pudong: Century Park Area
108
The Bund, Nanjing Dong Lu Area
126
Peoples Square Area
136
Nanjing Xi Lu, Huaihai Zhong Lu and Hengshan Lu Area
148
Outskirts and Suburbs of Shanghai

Shanghais Topics
84
Shanghai History and Historical ArchitecturesWang Fangji
105
The State of High-rise Architecture in Shanghai
Lu Zhongxiao
120
Architecture in the Bund
135
Shanghais Hotels
Hideki Azuma
146
Shanghai Architects
Liu Yichun
158
Sustainable Development of the Expo, Sustainable
Growth of Shanghai
Deng Ying

160
Index
170
Contributors, Acknowledgments