E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela

Lynn McMahon participated in the European Forum in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, which discussed the findings of Europan 9. The prize-winning project ‘Interactive Flexibility’ was exhibited at the Forum. This proposal for the development of Slatina Square in Opatija, Croatia, was included in the ‘Public and Private Spaces’ discussion.

master planning

A master plan is a document detailing the technical framework within which a long-term intervention is to be developed.

statutory approvals

We offer consultation and management services for statutory approval applications associated with the project.

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

The self-sufficient house Harvest Home has been given an award in the ‘2nd Advanced Architecture Contest’, an international competition organized by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia.

physical models

Physical models are copies to scale of structures or buildings ‒ with the aim to study design features, analyse a building or space within its context, and convey conceptual ideas.

urbanization process in China

It is not easy to see the sky in Beijing. Sometimes because of the storms, sometimes because of the fog and most of the times because of the tangible pollution surrounding the city the atmosphere becomes a ghostly mass in which the buildings are merely glimpsed. At night the stars cannot be seen, only flashing […]

lecture at the Iterate workshop

Last February 7th AQSO participated in the ‘Iterate’ workshop in Beijing with a lecture about the changing conditions of the Chinese cities and the progress of the ongoing research program ‘Hutopolis’.

design workshop

Design workshops actively involve our clients in the creative process behind the design development. Accordingly, the workshop typically leads to a collective analysis and exploration of the design options developed by our team.

mock-ups

We employ mock-ups to assess, in real scale, the performance of specific architectural features and carry out design reviews.

city visions

City Visions is an exhibition that collects one year of research, experiments and events organized in China and Europe by the Hutopolis research program. Soft and physical urban planning strategies, visions and ideas have been developed taking Beijing as a case study.

the people’s urbanism

Last Saturday 22th took place in Hong Kong the presentation and discussion entitled ‘The PeopleÂŽs 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).

self-fab house

contemporary city limit

from policies to design

designing with big data

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

hutopolis restrospective

transformations

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

architects at work

old is new at Today Art Museum

learning from Dashilar

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

wiki architecture

a map of hutopolis