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Caochangdi, Beijing Inside Out: Farmers, Floaters, Taxi Drivers, Artists, and the International Art Mob Challenge and Remake the City

Caochangdi, Beijing Inside Out: Farmers, Floaters, Taxi Drivers, Artists, and the International Art Mob Challenge and Remake the City

This study of Caochangdi, one of more than 300 urban villages in the city of Beijing, tells a story about itself and its 4,000-7,000 mostly illegal residents. Caochangdi contains the problems and possibilities of new urban space at a time when cities house 50 percent of the world's population.

Author: Mary-Ann Ray
Published: October 2009, Timezone 8
ISBN: 978-9881752246
http://www.amazon.com/Caochangdi-Beijing-Inside-Out-International/dp/988...