statutory approvals

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

hutopolis restrospective

Beijing Design Week is scheduled to be an annual event composed of several sections: a design forum, design exhibitions, workshops, a guest city program, design hops and an annual design award. ‘Next stop: Hutopolis’ is a retrospective on the urban condition of Beijing and specifically its Hutongs.

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 […]

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’.

old is new at Today Art Museum

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“.

self-fab house


Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

design workshop

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

physical models

learning from Dashilar

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela


master planning

contemporary city limit

the people’s urbanism

wiki architecture

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

a map of hutopolis

city visions

designing with big data

lecture at the Iterate workshop

from policies to design