Through our Beijing office, we have been providing architectural design, interior design and urban planning consultancy services in China since 2018.

We have worked for private clients, corporations and local governments developing residential, commercial and public buildings.
Our urban planning expertise is complemented by the development of research programmes and cultural activities related to urban planning in conjunction with the country’s leading universities.

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

AQSO was invited to participate at the Global Pioneer Design forum organised by the Galaxy arts centre and 5cats editors in Shenzhen, China, last May 26.

China’s construction: designing the future

China’s construction industry has been a driving force in the nation’s economy since the early 80s. The country is experiencing an unprecedented exodus of population from rural areas to cities. The urban population has increased half a billion since 1980 and 300 million people are expected to live in cities by 2030. Shanghai and Beijing […]

architects at work

The second edition of the Architects@Work festival, an event showcasing architecture and industry-related products with a special focus on innovation and education, took place in Beijing last December 5th and 6th. AQSO participated both at the ‘Spanish design in China’ seminar and the conference ‘Hutong to Hutopolis’.

starchitecture and cityscape

The world’s increasing urban population signifies that the inhabitants’ penchant for rural areas has surpassed. The rural population started to decrease since the 1950s. Urban areas are now becoming dense and compacted in character as people from all walks of life move in. Mass migrations require a plethora of housing and economic opportunities for the […]

unmade in China

(un)made in China

hutopolis restrospective

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

W salon opening

identities in comparison

our analysis of the Chinese market for El País

old is new at Today Art Museum

lecture at the Iterate workshop

urbanization process in China

(un)made in China exhibition in Shanghai

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

the people’s urbanism

glass magazine #11

reinterpreting the traditional courtyard house

from policies to design

Iberian architecture in Beijing

city visions

a map of hutopolis

analysing the customer journey


learning from Dashilar

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

3×3 projects in contexts

architecture without context

a map of hutopolis

round table at 751