Appreciation towards Christ & Gantenbein architects for providing the following description:
buildings of Hong Kong. After the success of the Typology monograph (PARK Books,
graphic design by Ludovic Balland), you can now bring the book in your pocket and find
the hidden gems of twentieth-century architecture that most guides won’t take you to –
on location from your phone.
Gantenbein and their research team at the ETH Zurich present the first in a series of
original city apps for architects and building enthusiasts.
represents a systematic yet subjective compilation of urban architecture. The buildings,
many relatively unknown, were chosen in order to provide a basis for looking at
metropolitan design in the twentieth century, comparing the patterns and differences in
building styles found around the world.
(some of them are bound to disappear soon).
Map of all locations
Favourite building list
– Vital statistics: address, date of completion, architect, number of floors
– Description of context and history
– Floor plans and axonometric drawings
– Map locator
Rome, New York, Buenos Aires, Paris and more!