From shikumen to new-style: a rereading of lilong housing in modern Shanghai

@article{Zhao2004FromST,
  title={From shikumen to new-style: a rereading of lilong housing in modern Shanghai},
  author={Chun-Shui Zhao},
  journal={The Journal of Architecture},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={49 - 76}
}
This paper provides a rereading of a particular dwelling form under the general name of lilong that has constituted the primary living space in the inner city of Shanghai, where ordinary Shanghainese have conducted their everyday life for more than a century (1870s–1990s). Attention is given to two types of lilong neighbourhoods, in which two housing types are involved respectively: one is the so-called shikumen neighbourhood, including its early multi-bay model and a later double- to single… Expand
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