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China

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Economy class: Mrs Fan’s Plugin House in Beijing, China by People’s Architecture OfficeSubscription

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Mrs Fan’s Plugin House in a Beijing hutong solved exigent financial and spatial issues

Sacred spaces

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Pastoral care: The shift from urban development to rural reconstructionSubscription

Source of both peasant revolution and cultural continuity, the countryside has long held a place in Chinese mythology

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‘Bamboo has a fragile form of beauty, but in reality, in terms of tensile capacity, culms are stronger than steel’Subscription

An exploration of bamboo and adobe to support an ecological lifestyle at the Longquan International Biennale

Chinese archive

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November 2015: ChinaSubscription

1425: Vector Architects, MAD, Ai Weiwei, Original Design Studio, Amateur Architecture Studio, Wang Shu, Typology: Factories 

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Waa

Interview: Di Zhang VideoSubscription

‘I like to go through the emotional route for things’: Founder of WAA (We Architech Anonymous) discusses the work of her practice in Beijing’s competitive market

films

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Wang Shu (b1963 - )Subscription

A poster boy confronting the issues that are failing Chinese architecture

Reputations

Harbin Opera House by MAD Architects

‘We are able to experiment directly on the ground’Subscription

In conversation with Ma Yansong and Dang Qun from MAD Architects