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Artistic Career as an Architect: Zhang Yonghe Talked About “Art & Me”

Artistic Career as an Architect: Zhang Yonghe Talked About “Art & Me”

The famous architect Zhang Yonghe has explored the relationships between painting and architecture, man and space by extracting some enlightening cases from classical & modern art history and architectural history.
The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Frank Havermans: Infra" in Chongqing

The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Frank Havermans: Infra” in Chongqing

For Studio Frank Havermans the field in the visual arts ends where it loses the architectural context, and in architecture where the building or operation can’t be managed by oneself anymore,or loses it's experimental character. This approach lesds always to (site-specific) architecyural installations with or without the purpose of use.
Shigeru Ban: Works and Humanitarian Activities to be Presented at Power Station of Art

Shigeru Ban: Works and Humanitarian Activities to be Presented at Power Station of Art

In this Exhibition, they will use full-size model and videos to present its 6-year design and construction process from the competition to its completion. Besides, this Exhibition will present the “Headquarter Building of Switzerland Watch Company”, “Tainan Art Gallery” and “Yufu Tourist Information Center”.
Power Station of Art presents "Celebrating Habitat – The Real, The Virtual & The Imaginary"

Power Station of Art presents “Celebrating Habitat – The Real, The Virtual & The Imaginary”

The exhibition showcases more than thirty pieces of the Indian architect’s notable works, including personal and public housing, community projects, educational institution, urban planning and furniture design.
Power Station of Art announces "Toyo Ito: On the Stream" opening April 22 in Shanghai

Power Station of Art announces “Toyo Ito: On the Stream” opening April 22 in Shanghai

The exhibition title ‘On the Stream’ gets its inspirations from a Chinese tradition in ancient times, when intellectuals drank wine from cups that floated on a winding stream and stopped before them, shared their thoughts, and raised their cups for celebrations.
Focusing on the New Proposition for the Urban and Country Architecture – “Meta-Field: Cultural Research of the Urban and Country Architectural Design”

Focusing on the New Proposition for the Urban and Country Architecture – “Meta-Field: Cultural Research of the Urban and Country Architectural Design”

The exhibition is hosted by the Central Academy of Fine Arts, organized by the Institute of Architecture and Design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the President of Central Academy of Fine Arts Fan Di’an is the academic chair.
“Meta-Field: Cultural Research on the Urban and Country Architectural Design” Opening at CAFA

“Meta-Field: Cultural Research on the Urban and Country Architectural Design” Opening at CAFA

It is the first exhibition for the Institute of Architecture and Design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, and also part of the warm-up to the academic exchange activities ahead of the 100th Anniversary of the Central Academy of Fine Arts; and it announces that the research of architecture and design in...
Prof. Shang Wei from Columbia University – “Dream of Red Mansions”: Peepshow and Images of Grand View Garden

Prof. Shang Wei from Columbia University – “Dream of Red Mansions”: Peepshow and Images of Grand View Garden

How did the Western visual mirror activate the Chinese Taoism and Buddhism-related discourse right after it entered China in the late Qing Dynasty? And how did it enter the Buddhism and Taoism which led to the discrimination to distinguish...
CAFA Lecture丨Chief Architect of OMA Rem Koolhaas Talked About “Countryside”

CAFA Lecture丨Chief Architect of OMA Rem Koolhaas Talked About “Countryside”

Rem Koolhaas is also interested in the problem that more and more people have moved into urban areas in the past while the countryside is facing a recession. More than half of the world’s population live in cities, and cities were unpredictable in the past, while the future city will be an intelligent city...
Garden and Courtyard are worldwide phenomena of culture: Interview with Mr. Antoine GOURNAY

Garden and Courtyard are worldwide phenomena of culture: Interview with Mr. Antoine GOURNAY

Of course, around the world there are very different ways to design courtyards or gardens, whatever you call these open-air spaces. This is what we tried to show when we organized the session, inviting speakers who would represent various countries and traditions.
CAFA Graduation Season丨Case Observation of Architecture: Lu Zhuojian – Earnestly Thinking and Permanently Working

CAFA Graduation Season丨Case Observation of Architecture: Lu Zhuojian – Earnestly Thinking and Permanently Working

When it came to the plan after graduation, Lu sincerely expressed that, “When I move towards living in society, it is a change between the ideal and the reality. I want to experience the cruel reality.”
CAFA Graduation Season丨Case Observation of Architecture: Ru Yi – Finding a Small World from a Big Architectural World

CAFA Graduation Season丨Case Observation of Architecture: Ru Yi – Finding a Small World from a Big Architectural World

Ru Yi for her graduation design chose the “The Urban Spatial Research Based on the Spatial Syntax” as the theme, which aims at exploring...