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Model city Pyongyang / text and photographs: Cristiano Bianchi ; drawings: Kristina Drapić ; foreword by Pico Iyer ; in collaboration with Koryo Studio
Bib ID 8132738
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Bianchi, Cristiano, author, photographer
 
Description Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2019] 
©2019 
223 pages : illustrations (chiefly coloured), coloured maps, coloured plans ; 20 x 22 cm 
ISBN 9780262043335 (hardcover)
0262043335 (hardcover)
Summary

A unique photographic journey through the socialist architecture and grand visions of North Korea's secretive capital.

Full contents
  • Foreword: The blueprint of blueprints / Pico Iyer
  • Introduction: The model city / Cristiano Bianchi and Kristina Drapić
  • Monumental space
  • Cities within the city
  • Social condensers
  • Icons
  • Pyongyang next
  • Plans & drawings
  • Essay: Pyongyang : 1993 to the present / Nick Bonner and Simon Cockerell
  • Essay: Building a socialist paradise / Oliver Wainwright.
 
Subjects Architecture -- Korea (North) -- P'yŏngyang.  |  Architecture -- Korea (North) -- P'yŏngyang -- Pictorial works.  |  P'yŏngyang (Korea) -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Drapić, Kristina, illustrator  |  Iyer, Pico, writer of foreword  |  Koryo Studio

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