The Resource Breaking Into China : Fengming Mountain Park, (streaming audio)

Breaking Into China : Fengming Mountain Park, (streaming audio)

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Breaking Into China : Fengming Mountain Park
Title
Breaking Into China
Title remainder
Fengming Mountain Park
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Summary
Martha Schwartz first came to prominence with her Boston bagel garden - a radical manifesto for a more artful approach to landscape design. Her recent projects include Dublin Docklands Grand Canal Square in Dublin, Mesa Arts Centre in Arizona and Jacob Javits Convention Center Plaza, New York. In this talk, she describes her project Fengming Mountain Park in the Chinese city Chongqing for a major Chinese developer. The project is a rectangular section cut through a large construction site, designed to showcase the sales centre for a series of forthcoming residential towers. Building on the idea of zigzagging movement of water down a mountain, she has created a processional route across the site, marked by a series of monumental orange cut-steel structures - like origami mountains on legs - that glow at night. This is a truly exciting time to be working in China, she says, with construction taking place on an epic scale and developers just beginning to appreciate landscape architecture as art-form. This talk was recorded at Martha Schwartz's home and office in Old Street, London
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non fiction
Label
Breaking Into China : Fengming Mountain Park, (streaming audio)
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Publication
Note
2014
Extent
48
Label
Breaking Into China : Fengming Mountain Park, (streaming audio)
Publication
Note
2014
Extent
48

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