We a driven by curiosity and experimentation. We observe the complexities of our world to develop local solutions with global influence.

lecture at the Global Pioneer design forum

AQSO was invited to participate at the Global Pioneer Design forum organised by the Galaxy arts centre and 5cats editors in Shenzhen, China, last May 26.

self-fab house

our analysis of the Chinese market for El País

round table at 751

furniture and accessories

architecture without context

3×3 projects in contexts

Harvest Home awarded by the IaaC

old is new at Today Art Museum

(un)made in China

glass magazine #11

a map of hutopolis

site supervision

the value of unconventional thought

conservation and urban diversity

the value of psychology on architecture

boundaries #3

mark magazine

designing with big data

the people’s urbanism

communicating design with 3D prints

wiki architecture

aqso and cca awarded for Liuzhou museum

lecture at the Iterate workshop

building products for sustainable design

prefabricated construction in Anguix


open arte-fact exhibited in Beirut

lighting study

physical models

from policies to design

starchitecture and cityscape

site survey

lecture at the Dashilan design hop

parametric design challenges

brief development

identities in comparison

China’s construction: designing the future



hotel lobby, the new social space

circulation, use and flow

efficient construction documentation

urban design

architects at work

building services

arquia proxima 2012

(un)made in China exhibition in Shanghai

what is organic architecture?

defining structural systems: concrete vs steel

architecture against noise

the blink

fixed furniture and fittings

architecture for millennials

nature in architecture: choosing the right tree

massing study

‘ramp up the mun’ shortlisted for e10

tierra de cultivo in Gorizia

technical reports

Lisbon Architecture Triennale

everything under the sun

statutory approvals

precast concrete advantages

urbanization process in China

finishes specification

the significant value of design in real estate

elevations and facade systems

the process

contemporary city limit

computer-generated imagery

2012 bjdw

next stop: hutopolis

the illusion of weightless architecture

unmade in China

quality control systems


using authentic eco-friendly building products

singular concepts

plug and play

selective tendering

E9 forum in Santiago de Compostela

site analysis

time spent on project development: a future-proof investment

design workshop

sustainable natural ventilation

value engineering

GFRC, the lightweight concrete

interdisciplinary is not multidisciplinary

analysing the customer journey

Iberian architecture in Beijing

structural systems

the power of a concept

master planning

space planning

handover and as-built documentation


city roots

a map of hutopolis

net-zero waste in construction

the philosophy of experimental design

room 21


construction systems

right size

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

architecture for the shared economy

how to use your building

quantity survey and cost plan


contract administration

learning from Dashilar

key elements of the contemporary urban language

city visions


landscape design

special mention for atienza hall

striking ship-like hotel proposed as new Shoreditch landmark