- by Tao Yin – The Bamboo Courtyard Tea House was designed by Chinese architect Sun Wei, a partner of HWCD Associates in Shanghai.
– coordinated by Anni Dai – We continue our two-part exploration into the use of timber – and bamboo – in Chinese architectural design.
– articles coordinated by Anni Dai – China has outstanding tradition of timber construction, but over recent years, impressive examples have tended to be less prevalent
- by Ruochen Gong – A generalized concept in architectural design is being able to reproduce or interpret a phenomenon taken from the site or the brief… provided that it can be given an original and not-too-literal representation.
Creativity, Culture and Urban Development In this interview with Prof. Klaus Kunzmann. interviewer: Yingxuan Mou asks him to explain the meaning and worth of Creative Cities. Does he clarify, or evade the question? You can be the judge.
– by Zhao Zhe – On November 1st, as the shining “Sky SOHO” sign rose high into the evening darkness, a newly constructed office building was designated as officially complete and open to the public, The ensuing party attracted thousands of people to join in the very public ceremony.
Interviewers: Zhifan Bian and Sheng Li – In this article, UNESCO spokesman argues for architectural localism, and insists that Chinese people should get back on their bikes.
Introduction (Chenxing Sun) With a reputed history of more than five thousand years, China is undoubtedly a wealthy country in terms of cultural heritage: tangible or intangible, man-made or natural, spectacular or exquisite.