a map of hutopolis

AQSO is pleased to announce the publication of the book ‘A Map of Hutopolis‘, a monograph comprising the projects developed during the Hutopolis research program and a series of articles written by researchers and professors on the topic of Chinese urbanization.


social club completed in Tabuyo

The works for the interior design of this social club in Tabuyo have been recently completed. Characterized by simple materials and indirect lighting, this project comprises a multipurpose room, a dining room, storage, and toilets.


the people’s urbanism

Last Saturday 22th took place in Hong Kong the presentation and discussion entitled ‘The People´s Urbanism’, an event organized by AP+E about bottom up approaches part of the last edition of the Hong Kong/Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture (UABB).


AQSO at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale

Next October AQSO will participate at the third edition of the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale presenting the documentary ‘3×3 projects in contexts’ at the ‘Expo 7×7 Iberian Architecture’.  

Precast concrete multifunctional building

prefabricated construction in Anguix

The construction works for this multifunctional building designed by AQSO have recently started with the assemblage of modular concrete elements to be part of the structure and façade.

(un)made in China

‘(un)made in China’ exhibition in Shanghai

The ‘Xubeihong foundation’ project proposed by AQSO has been selected for the exhibition ‘(un)made in China, architecture undone in the P.R.C’. The retrospective aims to celebrate the best missing Chinese projects from the last decade:   “30 years of unprecedented growth have transformed China’s built environment and given China a reputation as a land of […]


AQSO launches urban research ‘Hutopolis’

“Hutopolis” is a research program that aims to investigate new boundaries for the urban development in China. The study intends to re-use and enhance the existing urban framework and networks as a key idea to generate a new evolution of the city. AQSO organizes an exhibition curated by Giannantonio Bongiorno, with the support of a […]

Industrial museum. Model

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

The proposal for the new Industrial museum in Liuzhou presented by CCA and AQSO has been awarded a 3rd prize in the restricted competition organized by the local government. The museum is intended to use a 62000 sqm old factory near the Liu river in the second largest city of the Guangxi province (China). A contemporary roof […]

Zurbaran clinic. Madrid

Zurbarán clinic completed in Madrid

The project for the interior design of a dental surgery in Madrid designed by AQSO has been recently completed. The space is characterized by a white and clean atmosphere given by the used materials, lacquered wood, and a combination of translucent and opaque glass. Read more about the project here.

Old is new at the Today's museum in Beijing

‘old is new’ scene designed by aqso

On the occasion of the the 70th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Birth, Beijing-based Today art museum organized last October 16th an outdoor event including multimedia video projections, poetry readings, music performances and discussions under the name “old is new“.     AQSO designed and built a temporary scene on the square of the museum to break […]