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Articles, Educational Architecture

Perkins+Wills’ Science Building, XJTLU

Perkins+Wills’ Science Building, XJTLU

—- 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 × January 27, 2016 ×

Educational Architecture, Interviews

LI Xiangning “I think pop culture is beneficial to society”

LI Xiangning “I think pop culture is beneficial to society”

– by Nikhil Seewoo and Zhu Runzi – Dr Li Xiangning is Vice Dean and full professor in history, theory and criticism at Tongji University

by × January 4, 2016 ×

Articles, Interviews

Philip Fung: “China mainland students have to open their minds”

Philip Fung: “China mainland students have to open their minds”

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 × December 9, 2015 ×

Articles

The Fate of Gate of the Orient

The Fate of Gate of the Orient

— 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

by × December 2, 2015 ×

Articles, Interviews

The Story of O

The Story of O

Qian Shiyu and Ding Xiao talk with He Jianxiang (founder of O-Office with Jiang Ying) about education, experience and multi-disciplinary working.

by × November 30, 2015 ×

Articles, Reviews

(乡愁) Nostalgia (Xiang Chou)

(乡愁) Nostalgia (Xiang Chou)

Shu Haolun. China, 2006. Documentary, 70 minutes. Mandarin w/ English subtitles. —   Review by Tang Lanke  —   

by × November 28, 2015 ×

Articles, Reviews

The Great Mall of China

The Great Mall of China

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.

by × November 25, 2015 ×

Articles, Interviews

Chen Haoru: “Chinese cities have no traditions to look up to”

Chen Haoru: “Chinese cities have no traditions to look up to”

– 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

by × November 17, 2015 ×

Heritage, Interviews

Tong Ming: “We understand history in order to learn from it”

Tong Ming: “We understand history in order to learn from it”

— Interviewed by: Henry Lyle‎ & LiuBowei  — Tong Ming is an associate professor in the department of urban planning at Tongji University in Shanghai.

by × November 4, 2015 ×