AD Interviews: Zhang Ke / standardarchitecture

AD Interviews: Zhang Ke / standardarchitecture

Zhang Ke is the founder and partner of standardarchitecture, an architecture firm based in China. Still relatively new, the firm has roughly 40 staff members, half of which are from China. Despite their status as a fledgling office, standardarchitecture has already completed a varied range of projects, including urban interventions in the iconic hutongs of Beijing and tourism infrastructure in the Nepal region. In 2015, Zhang Ke and his firm were the focus of an exhibition at the AEDES Gallery in Berlin, titled “Contemplating Basics.” In this interview, Zhang Ke talks about the importance of learning at different schools, as well as his own beliefs about the duty of an architect, the importance of context and his desire to tell stories in architecture.

View some of standardarchitecture's projects, here.

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Cite: Eric Oh. "AD Interviews: Zhang Ke / standardarchitecture" 21 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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