A Little Bit of Beijing: Nanluoguxiang
Publisher: Tongji University Press 2017 Authors: Li Han and Hu Yan ISBN: 9787560873398 Format: Paperback, 140pp, 240x170mm
A Little Bit of Beijing is an architectural graphic novel focused on contemporary Beijing in three volumes: Sanlitun, 798 Art District and Nanluoguxiang. It is best described as a record of a moment in time in the lives of the three areas.
The life of each area is documented through the use of architectural-style drawings featuring cut away rooftops; comic book style drawings that explore the details inside the buildings; and stories showcasing how people live, work, and visit these spaces.
It was awarded the title of "The Most Beautiful Book of China".