NAi China workshop | day II

NAi China Housing workshop | Monday April 25, 2011

The second day of the “NAi China Housing workshop” comprised of a series of housing-related project presentations by Dutch and Chinese architects, followed by discussions, brainstorms and sketching sessions. During the morning program, Mao Daqing 毛大庆 [Executive Vice President, Vanke Co Ltd, President of Beijing Vanke Co Ltd] introduced the operations and ambitions of VANKE 万科, followed by the Xianghe Project Introduction 香河项目介绍 by Zhao Feifei 赵菲菲 [Beijing Vanke Co Ltd].

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Major Forces | an interview with Sun Jiwei

Major Forces | Sun Jiwei | MARK Magazine#31

Bert de Muynck | MovingCities published in a recent issue of MARK magazine an interview with Sun Jiwei 孙继伟, District Mayor of Shanghai Jiading District People’s Government [Jiading New City 嘉定区]. Currently Sun Jiwei 孙继伟 is fully engaged in public administration and plotting the future of a district with 1.2 million inhabitants, about an hour’s drive from the heart of Shanghai. Jiading is no Curitiba, Bogotá or Ljubljana, where mayors with architectural aspirations – Jaime Lerner, Enrique Peñalosa and Zoran Janković, respectively – have been given mandates by the people. In Jiading, as in towns and cities all over China, the mayor serves the People’s Government. Interview now online.

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