TJAD Selected Works

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Tongji Architectural Design(Group) CO.,LTD

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The Images Publishing Group
Territory: World excluding Japan, South Korea, North Korea, and South East Asia
Size: 300 mm x 235 mm
Pages: 272
Illustrations: 380 colour, 90 b&w

RRP £35.00

  • Showcasing several large-scale design projects, this book lets the world know that Chinese architecture and Chinese architectural culture are immensely varied and endlessly fascinating
  • Will provide reference for architects and students of architecture worldwide, helping them to understand the construction and development process of Chinese cities

This book collects 30 outstanding works from Tongji Architectural Design (Group) CO.,LTD (TJAD), demonstrating the company's progress over the past 20 years. It covers various types of projects, such as culture, education, office, protection and renovation, sports, hotels and so on. From the concept sketches to the final display, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the TJAD architectural practice, placing the TJAD among its fellow large-scale design institutes in China while acknowledging its uniquely dynamic development situation. These original works will demonstrate the design ability and architectural prowess of the Chinese compound, the diversified development of Chinese architecture, and the architectural culture of China, as well as providing insight into the planning and construction of Chinese cities.

Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.(TJAD), formerly known as the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tongji University, was founded in 1958. Since then, it has developed into a well-known large-scale design consulting group. With one hundred years' history and the profound cultural foundation of Tongji University as a backing, TJAD has accumulated rich experience in both engineering design and technical consultancy. Their company is defined by its continuous progress, over the course of half a century.

TJAD offers extensive coverage of national qualifications. The business scope of TJAD includes consulting, engineering design, project management, geotechnical engineering and geological exploration in fields of building engineering, road engineering, municipal engineering, landscape, environmental pollution prevention, and conservation of historical and cultural relics, among others. It has dealt with thousands of project cases in China, Africa and South America, such as Shanghai Tower, Fangfei Garden of the Diaoyutai State Guest House, Table Tennis Gymnasium of 2008 Olympic Games, the African Union Conference Center, the New Jinggangshan Revolution Museum, Shanghai Xintiandi, the Theme Pavilion for the 2010 Shanghai Expo, the Shanghai Nature Museum, the Architectural Design of Nanpu Bridge and North Approach, Pudong Approach of Yangpu Bridge, Saikang Di Stadium of the Republic of Ghana, and the National Arts Center of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

TJAD has employed more than three thousand outstanding architectural design and engineering personnel to provide top engineering consulting services for their clients. Meanwhile, they have been working hard to promote urban development, with the aim to provide the public with a better quality of life.