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Burgeoning Pre-school Education in China

Burgeoning Pre-school Education in China

The aims of kindergarten designs are often instrumental. In this way, even “play” is a means to improve results. - by Ru Jia, Zijian Chen, Ye Kong, Ruochen Gong, Yixin Lv and Linzi Lui

by × April 21, 2014 ×

Articles, Heritage, Interviews, Reviews

Does typomorphology apply to China?

Does typomorphology apply to China?

“Although many people criticize the single typology in Chinese cities, they do not realize that this actually resulted from our own choices based on emotional-thinking”. by Zhan Su

by × April 20, 2014 ×

Educational Architecture, Photoreportage

Design of University Libraries

Design of University Libraries

by Liu Linzi, Yu Mengfei, Sun Chenxing and Zhu Xiaoyi – University libraries have long been regarded as a symbol of educational excellence within the universities in China.

by × April 1, 2014 ×

Articles, Events, Interviews

RIBA president/ fashion/ products/ brands… and us

RIBA president/ fashion/ products/ brands… and us

  On 27th March, five architecture students were invited to attend the launch of RIBA’s showcase event at Xintiandi New Style in Shanghai. The glitzy affair, attended by an international audience of architects, designers and artists was organized to launch the “Design Your Style” project, part of Shanghai Fashion Week.

by × March 30, 2014 ×

Photoreportage

LANZHOU

Cities in China

                           

by × March 24, 2014 ×

Articles, Heritage

Regional Architecture: The Seaweed houses

Regional Architecture: The Seaweed houses

By Sun Xueyi – In such a wide variety of climates and geographical conditions that can be found in China, a variety of dwelling styles and construction techniques have arisen to suit the local conditions.

by × March 19, 2014 ×

Interviews

B+H Studio Interview

B+H Studio Interview

Interviewers: Hannah Bryan, Li Yirong Photographer: The BMO Office, XJTLU On 9th December 2013, David Stavros and Robert Marshall from B+H came to Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University to speak on “nature in the city”. They suggested that their practice tries to establish nature into mega cities all around the world

by × March 10, 2014 ×

Articles

Sky City: A Flawless Castle?

Sky City: A Flawless Castle?

By Liu Linzi BROAD Group have proposed a project to build a “Sky City” in 2012: an 838-metre high, 208-storey skyscraper in Changsha, China. It will include shops, residential accommodation for 30,000 people, five schools, sports facilities, and a 1000-bedroom hotel… as well as four helipads and a 12km ramp

by × February 21, 2014 ×

Articles

Bling Bling Water or Bling Bling Tower

Bling Bling Water or Bling Bling Tower

By Li Yirong   ‘The highest skyscraper in China, named Jinji Tower, will be constructed in Suzhou which is a prefecture-level city located in south Jiangsu province. Upon its completion, the skyscraper will reach a height of over 700 metres.’

by × February 21, 2014 ×