Articles by: Xinzhe Li

Interviews, MPTF TV

Interview: Darren Zhou & Lijia Bao, Skew Collaborative

Interview: Darren Zhou & Lijia Bao, Skew Collaborative

SKEW Collaborative is an architecture and research practice founded by partners H. Koon Wee,  Eunice Seng & Darren Zhou in New York, 1999

by × May 21, 2015 ×

Articles, Museums and Libraries, Photoreportage

Chinese Museums

Chinese Museums

Introduction – by Zhao Zhe – A museum is an ideal place to store historical information and precious recovered exhibits, to recreate or represent ancient times and maybe to reproduce people’s lifestyles and cultures.

by × April 17, 2015 ×

Articles, Museums and Libraries, Photoreportage

Yamamoto’s Tianjin Library

Yamamoto’s Tianjin Library

 — by Shen Yue, Zhao Zhe, Gong Ruochen, William Pattison, Wang Weiping Tianjin Library, which forms part of the wider city cultural centre, is located in Tianjin Hexi District, to the south-west of the main city.

by × February 4, 2015 ×

Articles

Zaha’s Sky Soho, Shanghai

Zaha’s Sky Soho, Shanghai

—  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.

by × December 4, 2014 ×

Interviews

Interview with Ron van Oers

Interview with Ron van Oers

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.

by × November 12, 2014 ×

Heritage, Photoreportage

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

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.

by × November 6, 2014 ×

Articles

Educational Marathon

Educational Marathon

—  by Zhe Zhao  — Designed by LYCS Architecture, ChiCheng No.2 Primary School was constructed in 2013 in Tian Tai County, Zhejiang Province, and was finished on Sept.1st, 2014.

by × October 10, 2014 ×

Articles, Museums and Libraries, Photoreportage

NanJing SiFang Parkland

NanJing SiFang Parkland

— by Anni Dai —  SiFang Parkland, also known as Contemporary International Practical Exhibition of Architecture, is located aside Fo-shou Lake, in Pukou District of Nanjing.

by × October 7, 2014 ×

MPTF TV

The social life of Chinese small urban space

The social life of Chinese small urban space

William H Whyte’s classic 1980 study of New York’s plazas started a mini-revolution in urban planning and design in the West. What of China?

by × October 1, 2014 ×