NAi China workshop | intro

China to build 10m affordable homes in 2011 | China Daily, March 10, 2011

During the past few weeks, we’ve been working, co-organizing and pre-producing the upcoming “NAi China Housing workshop.” This 3-day workshop is a continuation of previous collaborative efforts between the Netherlands Architecture Institute [NAi], a select group of Dutch and Chinese architects, and a Chinese real-estate developer, to develop solutions for China’s pressing affordable [low-income, low-cost] housing situation. From April 24-26, the first NAi-China workshop is taking place in the China Academy of Art, School of Architecture 中国美术学院建筑艺术学院 in Hangzhou 杭州.

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Beijing DOMUS architecture guide

Beijing National Library | July, 2010

A library, research center, art complex, jewelry garden and a former China-Japan Youth Exchange Center are few examples of the selection of the 40 projects in Beijing 北京 for the Beijing DOMUS architecture guide (iPhone iPad app NOW $0.99). MovingCities stripped structures to their bare essence: location, description, architects info, construction year, architect birth year, services, opening hours, entrance fee, phone, public transit, address in Chinese. Check, double check and triple check. Its great when buildings become excel-sheets. Details and preview after the break.

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