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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

Timber Case Studies #2 of 2

Timber Case Studies #2 of 2

– coordinated by Anni Dai – We continue our two-part exploration into the use of timber – and bamboo – in Chinese architectural design.

by × January 8, 2015 ×

Articles

Timber Case Studies #1 of 2

Timber Case Studies #1 of 2

— 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 × January 6, 2015 ×

Articles

The Waterhouse by Neri & Hu

The Waterhouse by Neri & Hu

– 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.

by × January 5, 2015 ×

Articles, Interviews

Creative Cities?

Creative Cities?

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 × December 9, 2014 ×

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 ×