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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 […]

identities in comparison

What is the influence on urbanism when a planned economy shifts to a new model of development? How to promote an urban evolution based on soft elements? Can social interactions catalyse strategies of urban regeneration?

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

“Hutopolis” is a research program that aims to investigate new boundaries for the urban development in China. The study intends to re-use and enhance the existing urban framework and networks as a key idea to generate a new evolution of the city. AQSO organises an exhibition curated by Giannantonio Bongiorno and Luis Aguirre, with the […]


Carola furniture series

starchitecture and cityscape

think magazine #12

3×3 projects in contexts

architects at work

design magazine #5

the people’s urbanism

prefabricated construction in Anguix

analysing the customer journey


open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

reinterpreting the traditional courtyard house

a map of hutopolis


striking ship-like hotel proposed as new Shoreditch landmark

learning from Dashilar

social club completed in Tabuyo

self-fab house


glass magazine #11

room 21

special mention for atienza hall

2012 bjdw

opticks magazine #15

singular concepts

old is new at Today Art Museum

a map of hutopolis

mark magazine

(un)made in China

unmade in China

our analysis of the Chinese market for El País

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

round table at 751

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

Lisbon Architecture Triennale

city visions

tierra de cultivo in Gorizia

architecture without context

(un)made in China exhibition in Shanghai

urbanization process in China

plug and play

next stop: hutopolis

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

W salon opening

from policies to design

arquia proxima 2012

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10

Iberian architecture in Beijing

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum


lecture at the Iterate workshop


panorama #12-2


acoustical design in auditoriums

possible architecture