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


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

Sacred spaces

‘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

Dacheng flour factory shenzhen

‘Shenzhen’s Biennale regurgitates Central Party concerns in a festival of restraint’Subscription

The tenth offering of the UABB is a patrician approach to the ‘problem’ of urbanising China

Chinese archive

More stories on China


November 2015: ChinaSubscription

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

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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



Wang Shu (b1963 - )Subscription

A poster boy confronting the issues that are failing Chinese architecture

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

Chinese architects