DOMUS Architecture Guides | Beijing & Shanghai

DOMUS Architecture Guides | Beijing & Shanghai _July-December 2010

DOMUS contacted MovingCities with the request to select, photograph and localize in Beijing 北京 and Shanghai 上海 40 architectural projects for an IT application specially intended for iPhone© and iPad© products. The app [$4.99, NOW $0.99 English / Italian] was officially released by Editoriale Domus SpA in March 2011 [and it was updated in March 2012].

The Domus Architecture Guides series takes you on a tour of the world’s great cities seen through the eyes of the most authoritative international magazine of contemporary architecture, art and design.
The guides in this series introduce you to the city’s most important buildings, the architects who designed them, and all the significant destinations for lovers of design, art and culture. They are the ideal way to explore and appreciate the world’s best contemporary architecture – not only for travelers but also for those who want to get to know their city better.
Whether it’s a fleeting visit or a weeklong break, Domus’ architecture guides make the perfect travel companions. These prêt-à-porter guides bring you the most compelling and authoritative insight into the places you visit, as well as a series of fascinating itineraries that will allow you to understand the contemporary architectural history of the city and its creators.

The Domus guide to Shanghai features:
– 40 buildings on the map, each complete with photos, street address and directions
– 34 architects
– 33 suggestions of places not to be missed, with a brief review and map indications: 17 galleries, 7 exhibition spaces, 3 bookstores, 6 showrooms
– 4 itineraries: Shanghai 2010: High-Rise & Expo; A walking route: 1920s’ and 1930s’ Shanghai; A walking route: the centre; and Mixing up architecture, art and design galleries.

The Domus guide to Beijing features:
– 40 buildings on the map, each complete with photos, street address and directions
– 29 architects
– 40 suggestions of places not to be missed, with a brief review and map indications: 25 galleries, 8 exhibition spaces, 3 bookstores, 4 showrooms
– 4 itineraries: New Beijing Housing and Hotel Projects; A Walking Route: Central Business District; Traveling through the Center; and Mixing up Architecture Art and design.

  • $0.99
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated: Mar 22, 2012
  • Version: 1.3 [Shanghai] \ 1.2 [Beijing]
  • Size: 72.6 MB [Shanghai] \ 74.6 MB [Beijing]
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Seller: Editoriale Domus SpA
  • © 2010 Editoriale Domus SpA
  • Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 3.0 or later

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