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Liu Yijing, Analysis of the Chongqing Building Code Established during the Second Word War

As the Provisional Capital, ChongQing had established a series of building codes during The Second World War, which included national building codes and local building codes. The ChongQing Building Code is the most important one among these local building codes. This book intends to analyse the ChongQing Building Code, so that we can have a better understand of the architecture history during that time.

The code is highly influenced by the political status and the book introduced how policies at that time shaped Chongqing.

a piece of building code
a piece of building code

The book include lots of real historical documents which contains the letters that sent to LuShouqian for urban planning permission and the building code which echos the situation in Chongqing at the post war era.

etters sent to LuShouqian for urban planning permission
etters sent to LuShouqian for urban planning permission

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