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Shanghai Tower: Collage City?

Shanghai Tower: Collage City?

— article and photographs by Li Yirong — On 19th November 2014, when the last glass panel was fixed to the façade, a 632-meter-high skyscraper named Shanghai Tower entered the public view.

by × August 25, 2015 ×

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, Interviews, MPTF TV

Interview: Chris Hardie, director, Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Interview: Chris Hardie, director, Schmidt Hammer Lassen

A short interview with Chris Hardie, director, Schmidt Hammer Lassen. – A film by Hao Jiang

by × May 8, 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, Heritage

The Grand Bazaar, Urumqi

The Grand Bazaar, Urumqi

– by Gong Ruochen – President Xi has just announced the revitalisation of the “Silk Road economic belt” – a trading route for the 21st century that links China to Europe via the mountains of Central Asia

by × April 14, 2015 ×

MPTF TV

Study in China: RIBA president, Stephen Hodder

Study in China: RIBA president, Stephen Hodder

The president of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Stephen Hodder recently visited XJTLU. Click on our new video to see a quick interview where he explains the benefits of RIBA validation for our department

by × April 7, 2015 ×

Articles

Kengo Kuma’s Wall House

Kengo Kuma’s Wall House

    – by Yue Shen – This project, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is located at the foot of China’s Great Wall at Beijing.

by × February 7, 2015 ×

Articles

Bamboo Tea House, Yangzhou

Bamboo Tea House, Yangzhou

– by Tao Yin – The Bamboo Courtyard Tea House was designed by Chinese architect Sun Wei, a partner of HWCD Associates in Shanghai.

by × February 6, 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 ×