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Beijing

Mafengwo Global Headquarters / SYN Architects

00:00 - 17 July, 2018
1st Floor Lobby. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing
1st Floor Lobby. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing

Stairs. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing Window Ceiling. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing 1st Floor Lobby. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing 1st Floor Lobby Cloud Shaped. Image © BenMo studio / YanMing + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    9 Jiu Xian Qiao Bei Lu, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
  • Lead Architects

    Yingxi Zou
  • Design Team

    Fuqiang Xia, Zhihua Jiang, Furong Xie, Zhenzhen Cao, Tingting Liu, Jiansheng Liu
  • Constructor

    Huachengboyuan Architectural Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • Area

    5024.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Beijing Hongkun Valley / ZOE Architecture

18:00 - 14 July, 2018
Beijing Hongkun Valley / ZOE Architecture, Architecture and Garden Front. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang
Architecture and Garden Front. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang

Architecture and Landscape. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang Roof Top Space. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang Fiance Facade. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang Courtyard. Image © Chaoying Yang, Huiming Zhang + 41

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xi-hong-men Town, Daxing District, Beijing, China
  • Lead Architects

    Huiming Zhang
  • Design Team

    Huiming Zhang, Rong Lin, Ning Han, Xiaoyan Jia, Ming Gong, Fei Liu, Yanyan Liu, Di Zhang
  • Area

    145158.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

White Pagoda Temple Hutong Courtyard Renovation / B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio

23:00 - 12 July, 2018
White Pagoda Temple Hutong Courtyard Renovation / B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio, © Zhi Xia
© Zhi Xia

No.6 room. Image © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia No.1 room. Image © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia + 70

  • Architects

    Shuhei Aoyama, Yoko Fujii, Yang Yujia,Wang Danli
  • Project Location

    No. 14, Gongmenkou 2, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
  • Client

    sth.here
  • Site Area

    246.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographer

    Zhi Xia

The Dog House / Atelier About Architecture

00:00 - 10 July, 2018
The Dog House / Atelier About Architecture, © Haiting Sun
© Haiting Sun

© Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun + 25

  • Interiors Designers

  • Location

    Beijing, China
  • Design Team

    Ni Wang, Dawei Zhang, Daguang Shou
  • Lighting Design

    Dawei Zhang, Lei Wang
  • Photographer

    Haiting Sun
  • Area

    400.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Revitalizing Theatrical Hutongscape / MINOR lab

00:00 - 27 June, 2018
Revitalizing Theatrical Hutongscape / MINOR lab, view from courtyard to office. Image © Hao Chen
view from courtyard to office. Image © Hao Chen

side view of office space at ground level. Image © Hao Chen exhibition space. Image © Yi-Chi Wang view from exhibition space to office through courtyard. Image © Hao Chen front view from hutong. Image © Hao Chen + 48

  • Architects

  • Location

    26 Sanjing Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
  • Lead Architects

    Chen Liu, Yi-Chi Wang, Dan Zhao, Ping-Chen Yeh
  • Area

    255.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Mafengwo Global Headquarters Phase II / SYN Architects

00:00 - 21 June, 2018
Mafengwo Global Headquarters Phase II / SYN Architects, Bamboo clouds staircase. Image © Zhi Xia
Bamboo clouds staircase. Image © Zhi Xia

2F bamboo boards details. Image © Zhi Xia Staircase details. Image © Zhi Xia Staircase. Image © Zhi Xia 2F bamboo boards clouds. Image © Zhi Xia + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    Building C15, Hengtong International Innovation Park, 9 Jiuxianqiao North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Yingxi Zou
  • Interior Design Team

    Fuqiang Xia, Zhenzhen Cao, Tingting Liu, Yan Feng
  • Architectural design

    Fernando
  • Area

    1126.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Kenzo Tange Gymnasium and 7 Other Threatened Sites Receive $1M in Preservation Funding

12:00 - 17 June, 2018
Kenzo Tange Gymnasium and 7 Other Threatened Sites Receive $1M in Preservation Funding, By <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/all-a/">Take</a> - <span> licensed under </span>, <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">CC BY-NC-ND 2.0</a>, <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/all-a/14631188464/in/photolist-ojRF54-ohUEyb-o1AWYo-o1Cd1H-ohUEA5-ohUEu3-ohUEob-oi4gyy-o1AWW9-ojRERP-o1CcQn-ojREWi-o1BaKU-yYPDAf-o1BaYu-ohUEjo">Link</a>
By Take - licensed under , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Link

Eight sites from the World Monuments Fund’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list have been awarded $1 million in funding from American Express to support much-needed preservation and restoration initiatives. The sites were selected based on their vulnerability to specific threats like natural disasters, climate change or social forces like urbanization that have left them neglected.

V House of Dashilar / hyperSity

20:00 - 16 June, 2018
V House of Dashilar / hyperSity, Exterior View. Image Courtesy of hyperSity
Exterior View. Image Courtesy of hyperSity

Small Courtyard Atrium . Image Courtesy of hyperSity Children Play. Image Courtesy of hyperSity Second Floor Corridor. Image Courtesy of hyperSity Entrance. Image Courtesy of hyperSity + 32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xicheng, China
  • Lead Architect

    Yang Shi, Shaojun Li
  • Design Team

    Manyu Yin, Ling Yang, Gaoliang Zhang
  • Client

    Dashilar Transboundary Center
  • Area

    150.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018

First Serpentine Pavilion Outside UK Opens with Design by JIAKUN Architects

17:20 - 1 June, 2018
First Serpentine Pavilion Outside UK Opens with Design by JIAKUN Architects, © WF CENTRAL
© WF CENTRAL

A new Serpentine Pavilion has opened in Beijing, China, marking the first time the prestigious program has been implemented away from its usual home at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London. Designed by JIAKUN Architects, the pavilion was commissioned by The Serpentine Galleries working in partnership with WF CENTRAL, and is located just 600 meters away from Beijing's Forbidden City.

NIO House / AIM Architecture

22:00 - 31 May, 2018
© Dirk Weiblen
© Dirk Weiblen

© Dirk Weiblen © Dirk Weiblen © Dirk Weiblen © Dirk Weiblen + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    1 Dong Chang An Jie, DongDan, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
  • Design Principals

    Wendy Saunders, Vincent de Graaf
  • Lead Architect

    German Roig
  • Project Architect

    Fuzi He
  • Area

    1741.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

The Renovation of CRRC 1897 Center / PROJECT

19:00 - 28 May, 2018
The Renovation of CRRC 1897 Center / PROJECT, © Haiting Sun
© Haiting Sun

© Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun © Haiting Sun + 39

  • Architects

  • Location

    Yanggongzhuang, Fengtai Qu, Beijing, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Ke Chang, Wenhan Li, Minjie Liu
  • Design Team

    Honghui Jiang, Hao Zhang, Jianwei Zhao, Wangming Lin, Panao Feng
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Grass Garden / JIEJIE STUDIO

20:00 - 25 May, 2018
Grass Garden / JIEJIE STUDIO, Shadow Island | Cloud Corridor. Image © Xiaoqi
Shadow Island | Cloud Corridor. Image © Xiaoqi

Northeast  Aerial View of Grass Garden. Image © Xiaoqi Inside the Bamboo Space. Image © Haolei Guan Grass Garden Entrance Corridor. Image © Hui Liang Grass Garden Entrance. Image © Hui Liang + 39

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cao Yuan Hu Tong, DongZhiMen, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
  • Lead Architects

    Guanyu Ming
  • Project Partners

    Xiaofeng Jie, Ming Qi
  • Area

    100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture

22:00 - 24 May, 2018
Night view. Image © Weiqi Jin
Night view. Image © Weiqi Jin

Glass passages. Image © Weiqi Jin Courtyard. Image © Weiqi Jin Office. Image © Weiqi Jin Doorway. Image © Weiqi Jin + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gong Men Kou Si Tiao, Xicheng, Beijing, China
  • Area

    130.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Han Wenqiang of ARCHSTUDIO: “Let’s Call My Work the Art of Coordination”

09:30 - 24 May, 2018
Han Wenqiang of ARCHSTUDIO: “Let’s Call My Work the Art of Coordination”, Tea House in Hutong, 2015. Image © Wang Ning
Tea House in Hutong, 2015. Image © Wang Ning

Throughout the work of Beijing-based practice ARCHSTUDIO, there is a constant feeling of sensitivity to culture and history. That is not to say that the firm’s designs are not modern—far from it in fact—but that the work of founder Han Wenqiang infuses modern materials and forms with a distinctly Chinese sensibility, that is just as apparent in his designs for a food packaging facility as it is in a Buddhist shrine (incidentally, both designs which won ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards, in 2017 and 2018 respectively). In the latest interview from his “City of Ideas” series, Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks to Han about whether architecture is an art form and what it means to create “Chinese” architecture in the 21st century.

Haitang Villa, 2015. Image © Magic Penny Tangshan Organic Farm, 2015. Image © Jin Weiqi Twisting Courtyard, 2017. Image © Wang Ning, Jin Weiqi Waterside Buddhist Shrine, 2017. Image © Wang Ning, Jin Weiqi + 53

Open Call: 2018 MAD Travel Fellowship

16:00 - 22 May, 2018

To architecture students worldwide, MAD encourages you to apply for the 2018 MAD Travel Fellowship. 

Ma Yansong, founding principal partner of MAD Architects, initiated MAD Travel Fellowship in 2009. During the past 8 years, the program has sponsored 45 students for their overseas architecture travels to Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. MAD believes it is only through travel – the visceral experience of interacting with, and being influenced by, different spaces – that one can begin to understand ideas of context and gain a deeper insight into architecture.

Office Environmental Design of Shiyue Media / CUN Design

00:00 - 15 May, 2018
Office Environmental Design of Shiyue Media / CUN Design, © Ting Wang, Jin Wang
© Ting Wang, Jin Wang

© Ting Wang, Jin Wang © Ting Wang, Jin Wang © Ting Wang, Jin Wang © Ting Wang, Jin Wang + 32

  • Interiors Designers

  • Location

    Lang Park Vintage, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
  • Lead Designer

    Shu Cui
  • Participating Designer

    Xiaoyu Liu
  • Area

    1100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Lens Office / TAO - Trace Architecture Office

19:00 - 7 May, 2018
Lens Office / TAO - Trace Architecture Office, North Elevation. Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office
North Elevation. Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office

South Elevation. Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office Exhibition Room (Unfolded). Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office 2nd Floor Bookshelf Corridor. Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office 2nd Floor Working Area. Image Courtesy of TAO - Trace Architecture Office + 67

  • Architects

  • Location

    Guang Qu Dong Lu, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
  • Architect

    Li Hua
  • Design Team

    Li Hua, Yunqiao Du, Erxun Lai, Taihao Zhao
  • Area

    1113.3 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

Hengchuang Center / Atelier Xiang

02:00 - 5 May, 2018
Hengchuang Center / Atelier Xiang, © Pengfei Wang
© Pengfei Wang

© Pengfei Wang © Pengfei Wang © Pengfei Wang © Pengfei Wang + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    Heng Tong Guo Ji Chuang Xin Yuan, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
  • Lead Architects

    Kai Xiang
  • Design Team

    Amy Wang, Zhang Yanfeng, Jax Lanzo, Zhang Haibin
  • Client

    BOE
  • Area

    1700.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs