Mok Wei Wei Works By W Architects

Author: Mok Wei Wei; Justin Zhuang (Editor); Jiat-hwee Chang (Other); Leon van Schaik (Other)
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  • : $90.00(AUD)
  • : 9780500343456
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : May 2020
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  • : Mok Wei Wei; Justin Zhuang (Editor); Jiat-hwee Chang (Other); Leon van Schaik (Other)
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During a career spanning over three decades, award-winning architect Mok Wei Wei has helped create the Singapore we see today. This overview of his large- and small-scale projects completed with his practice, W Architects, includes apartment complexes, museums, houses, and community centers, each revealing the architect's inspirations and his ingenious solutions to the challenges of building in a tropical city.Three themed chapters--"Refract," "Respond," and "Reflect"--move through Mok Wei Wei's career, from the early 1980s to the present, illustrating his unique approach to designing buildings for a dense urban environment in the context of a diverse multicultural society facing the challenges of climate, heritage preservation, globalism, and national identity. A must-have for fans of Mok Wei Wei and W Architects, Mok Wei Wei is also essential reading for architects building in tropical cities worldwide.