Zhang Ke, the Aga Khan Design Critic in Architecture in fall 2016, will present and discuss the work of his Beijing-based firm, ZAO/standardarchitecture, including the Micro Yuan’er project, which involves the conservation and adaptive reuse of a historic Hutong courtyard in the center of Beijing, close to a mosque...
Lecture date: 2005-02-02
Reflecting on three years of working in Beijing, Ole Scheeren discusses OMA's present and past projects in China including the China Central Television Station and the Beijing Books Building.
Scheeren was educated at the AA and the universities of Lausanne and Karlsruhe, and received the RIBA Silver Medal....
This lecture by Jing Zhou takes the case of Tongzhou near Beijing as an example of the resulting mixture of planned and unplanned urban development. Zhou compares the situation there to Almere, one of the largest new towns in the Netherlands.
Cette conférence par Jing Zhou se penche sur le...
Simon Lincoln, Make Architects, talks about his two years working in China, having just completed two years in Beijing. He discusses the importance of having local people involved and language skills when working overseas as well as having the right fit with the client.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
CEO and co-founder of SOHO China Zhang Xin presents her acclaimed work in China, including Zaha Hadid's recent Galaxy SOHO in Beijing, as well as her galvanizing social and political commentary, as captured in this recent 60 Minutes profile.
Recorded: April 2, 2014
Yung Ho Chang is a founding principal of the Beijing-based Atelier Feichang Jianzhu (FCJZ), established in 1993. Since its inception FCJZ has pursued a multi-disciplinary practice, emphasizing the craft of design, whether through research or realized projects from large-scale urban design to decorative arts, creating work...
This lecture commemorates architect Raimund Abraham, who was teaching at SCI-Arc at the time of his death in 2010. In a talk specifically addressed to Abraham, Steven Holl reviews his recent work in terms of ambiguity of time, place, and scale, ambiguous systems, and programs, and the clarity of...
Urbanisms: Working with Doubt
Steven Holl Architects
Recorded on February 21, 2008
In these excerpts from his lecture at the Great Hall of Cooper Union in New York, Holl presents the eleven points that frame his book, Urbanisms: Working with Doubt, and discusses his design of the Linked Hybrid complex in...
Lecture date: 2007-05-18
Reflecting on architecture and politics in a no-longer American-led era of globalization, Rem Koolhaas takes a brief tour through recent work by OMA, discussing the CCTV building in Beijing, the Gazprom HQ in St Petersburg, and the technopolitan Almaty Science Campus in Kazakhstan. Questioning the Western bias...