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

wiki architecture

Architecture is nearly always the solution of a complex problem, an equation with many variables and which can be resolved in more than one way. It needs to address the programme, the site conditions, be formally expressed and have technical solutions that allow building it, but it must also have an intention or contain an […]

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).

statutory approvals

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

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.

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.

urban design

By urban design ‒ unlike urbanism and architecture ‒ we conceive the discipline designing spaces and public areas which define the urban fabrics ‒ such as city squares, streets, parks and other elements that circumscribe the environmental character of a city.

boundaries #3

physical models

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

contemporary city limit

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

next stop: hutopolis

architects at work

lecture at the Iterate workshop

master planning

from policies to design


self-fab house

learning from Dashilar

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

designing with big data

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela


old is new at Today Art Museum

a map of hutopolis

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

urbanization process in China