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China

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Rural restoration: Xu Tiantian, DnA, ChinaSubscription

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Women in Architecture Moira Gemmill Prize winner 2019: hidden deep in the heartlands of Songyang, Xu Tiantian’s network of small but sophisticated structures is transforming the Chinese countryside

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Lu Wenyu: the emphasis on craft and precisionSubscription

The architecture and teaching of  Lu Wenyu emphasises the virtues of craft and precision, using historical knowledge as the catalyst for innovation

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Yiwu: China's trinket townSubscription

The Chinese city of Yiwu is undergoing a modern-day Gold Rush of novelty item suppliers

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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Xu Tiantian: ‘The buildings are not iconic – they're more quiet’VideoSubscription

Xu Tiantian, founder of DnA (Design and Architecture), talks about acupuncture, ancient Chinese building techniques and rejecting icons after winning the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture at the Women in Architecture awards 2019

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Wang Shu (b1963 - )Subscription

A poster boy confronting the issues that are failing Chinese architecture

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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