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Research on Modern Architecture of American firms in Canton

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DOI: 10.25236/iclahd.2019.068


Qionglin Liu, Siyi Chen

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Qionglin Liu


American Foreign Firms play a second important role in China's modern Foreign economy. It’s architectural heritage culture occupies an important part of Canton's business culture. Against the backdrop of the great importance of culture in building Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, this paper analyses how the architecture of American firms evolve in layout, style, material and structure, aiming to discuss the culture value of architecture of American firms and provide advice for value assessment and protection of commercial and trade architectures in GBA.


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