— by Sui Yingda — Listed among the 10 ugliest building in the world by CNN in 2012, the Fangyuan Mansion designed by C Y Lee became the most famous work of architecture in Shenyang, north-east China for all the wrong reasons.
—- by Nikhil Seewoo and Zhu Runzi —- Covering around 160,000m2, Xi’an Jiatong-Liverpool University North Campus was the first step towards the creation of an international learning, teaching and research environment in China
– by Nikhil Seewoo and Zhu Runzi – Dr Li Xiangning is Vice Dean and full professor in history, theory and criticism at Tongji University
This interview with Shanghai/ Shenzhen architect Philip Fung of ElseDesign – by Sui Yinda and Chloe Chan – looks at the need for critical self-reflection in architecture and education
— by Wu Zhuoying, Xu Duo, Yu Yulin & Qi Yue — “The Gate of the Orient” designed by RMJM, stands on the edge of Suzhou’s booming Central Business District
Qian Shiyu and Ding Xiao talk with He Jianxiang (founder of O-Office with Jiang Ying) about education, experience and multi-disciplinary working.
Shu Haolun. China, 2006. Documentary, 70 minutes. Mandarin w/ English subtitles. — Review by Tang Lanke —
How Shopping And Socialism Has Inverted The City. – by Nick Jewell — After three and a half decades of double-digit economic growth China finally appears to be slowing.
– Interviewed by: Shankar Saanthakumar & Liu Bowei – Chen Haoru is a Hangzhou born architect and artist. After 15 years of studying and working in America he has returned to Hangzhou