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“A Building Created Just to Perform a Particular Function is a Dead Building”: Pei Zhu of Studio Zhu-Pei

07:00 - 19 February, 2019
“A Building Created Just to Perform a Particular Function is a Dead Building”: Pei Zhu of Studio Zhu-Pei, Minsheng Museum of Modern Art / Studio Zhu Pei. Image Courtesy of Studio Zhu Pei
Minsheng Museum of Modern Art / Studio Zhu Pei. Image Courtesy of Studio Zhu Pei

Since the early 2000s, China consistently has been surprising the world as the playground for international superstar architects’ most daring creations. It still does so, but the element of surprise is gone, and with increased concern for building more pragmatically, resourcefully, and overall responsibly, we are much more critical of these spectacular buildings. The script has been flipped: it is the architecture that is produced locally, with humility and social relevance, that attracts attention these days. Nowhere is this process more evident than in China, where the projects led by homegrown talent are by far the most relevant and meaningful architecture that is being built in the country today.

Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum / Studio Pei-Zhu

20:00 - 28 July, 2015
Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum / Studio Pei-Zhu, Second Floor. Image © Fang Zhenning
Second Floor. Image © Fang Zhenning

Second Floor Gallery Exterior. Image © Zhu Qingsheng First Floor. Image © Minsheng Art Museum Tsinghua Studio Visit. Image © Fang Zhenning + 22