Shanghai Old Town is a photographic atlas and oral history of the oldest district in Shanghai, the former walled city. The book uses first-hand accounts, detailed hand-drawn maps and fine art photographs to conjure the ambiance, spatial design and historic significance of each neighborhood. Shanghai Old Town is a genealogy of the streets as well as an epic pictorial guide to the hidden center of the largest city in the world.
Photographs by Katya Knyazeva (flickr.com/photos/zinka)
Texts by Katya Knyazeva and Adam Sinykin
Size — 191x235
Pages — 400+
Typefaces — Figgins; Mrs. Eaves
Grid — GridCalculator (www.designersbookshop.com)
Publisher — ???