Two reviews of Antonioni’s 1974 documentary: “Chung Kuo: Cina” — by Stefanie Schneider —
— by Sharvari Shanmugam — Bernard Tschumi, renowned architect of deconstructivism explains his ways of thinking and his approach to architectural design in an impressive retrospective at the Powerstation of Art in Shanghai
— review by Di Yang — Jiao Bo’s 2014 documentary “Village Diary” (Xiangcunlidezhongguo) is set in Shaoyu, Shandong Province, north-east China. The direct translation from the Chinese title is China in the village, which may indicate that, for the film-maker, villages are the epitome of the whole of China.
— 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