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Master Lecture | Yung Ho Chang, FAIA
Jul
18
7:00 PM19:00

Master Lecture | Yung Ho Chang, FAIA

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In China, Atelier Feichang Jianzhu’s practice has witnessed a rapidly changing reality. In his talk, Mr. Chang will be highlighting the reality of the moment in four aspects: lifestyle, material, urbanity, and space-time experience and how they have impacted the studio’s work. These observations will be discussed with the support of recently completed and on-going projects of Atelier FCJZ.

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Beijing Event | The Phoenix Center | Lecture & Tour
Jun
29
2:30 PM14:30

Beijing Event | The Phoenix Center | Lecture & Tour

Join the American Institute of Architects for  an exciting and informative Lecture and Tour of the internationally recognized Phoenix Center, in the heart of Beijing. This month our prestigious guest speakers will share their experience on the Design and Construction of Phoenix Center, including their challenges and the achievements. The Lecture will be followed by a private tour of the building.

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Transit Oriented Development:  An Evolving Typology
Jun
12
3:00 PM15:00

Transit Oriented Development: An Evolving Typology

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Transit-oriented development (TOD) has overtaken super tall buildings as the preferred development typology in China. TODs, however, are far more complicated and present a myriad of design challenges. Division of building management and ownership, appropriate stacking of functions, structural challenges, and the mitigation of subway vibrations are just a few of the topics to be discussed during the TOD building tour.

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May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Master Lecture | Chris van Duijn | OMA Progress on China

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Master Lecture | Chris van Duijn | OMA Progress on China


Architects and designers have been drawn to China in droves. Over recent years, China is in many ways ahead of the rest of the world. Chris van Duijn, the partner-in-charge of OMA Hong Kong office, will introduce a selection of OMA’s most recent work in China, within the context of OMA’s global repertoire of projects.

Chris van Duijn became partner in 2014 and is leading OMA’s work in Asia. Joining the practice in 1996, he has been involved in many of OMA’s most renowned projects including Universal Studios in Los Angeles, the Prada stores in New York and Los Angeles (2001), Casa da Musica in Porto (2005), and the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing (2012). In addition to large-scale and complex projects, he has worked on interiors and small-scale structures, including private houses, product design, and temporary structures such as the Prada Transformer in Seoul (2009). Recently completed projects include the Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Caen, France (2017), Fondazione Prada in Milan (2015), and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow (2015). Current projects in Asia include the Hanwha Galleria Department Store in Seoul, a large-scale waterfront development in Nanjing, and two high-rise projects in Xiamen and Hangzhou. He is also leading the design of the Jean Jacques Bosc Bridge in Bordeaux; the construction of the Axel Springer Campus in Berlin and the Parc des Expositions in Toulouse. Chris holds a Master of Architecture from the Technical University of Delft.

Registration

AIA Members - Free

Non Members - RMB150

Space is limited to 200 spots. If the event is sold out, please email events@aiarchitectsh.org to be placed on a waiting list. You will be notified Thursday morning.

Time

Thursday, May 16th, 2019; 19:00-21:00

Light refreshments will be provided so please stick around at the end of the lecture.

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Panel Discussion: Unforeseen: Design for Today Into the Future
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Panel Discussion: Unforeseen: Design for Today Into the Future

China is undergoing rapid technological changes affecting every aspect of life and work.  Consumers, for example, are moving away from brick and mortar shops and visiting online retail instead.  This is just one example of how consumption patterns and lifestyle choices are disrupting the real estate sector and will continue to do so.

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