from policies to design

Modern urbanism involves several disciplines beyond architecture and sociology. Often the rules guiding urban development are established taking into account economic and political factors. In a complex scenario where the future of urban areas is more difficult to predict, how policymakers can take into account public participation?

next stop: hutopolis

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.


wiki architecture

statutory approvals

design workshop

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela



AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

contemporary city limit

a map of hutopolis

learning from Dashilar

old is new at Today Art Museum

urban design

architects at work

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

urbanization process in China

master planning

city visions

lecture at the Iterate workshop

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

designing with big data

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

physical models

boundaries #3

self-fab house

the people’s urbanism