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).

contemporary city limit

Possibly the first idea of a limit in the historic city was defined by its own walls, which were systematically exceeded and rebuilt to maintain a defensive system. When traditional space evolves and becomes overgrown, urbanism emerges as a discipline, the city is transformed and its limit transforms with it. The increase in population and […]

a map of hutopolis

AQSO is pleased to announce the publication of the book ‘A Map of Hutopolis‘, a monograph comprising the projects developed during the Hutopolis research program and a series of articles written by researchers and professors on the topic of Chinese urbanisation.

room 21

AQSO launches urban research Hutopolis

key elements of the contemporary urban language


a map of hutopolis

starchitecture and cityscape

China’s construction: designing the future

city visions

identities in comparison

from policies to design

striking ship-like hotel proposed as new Shoreditch landmark

urban design

conservation and urban diversity

the power of a concept

3×3 projects in contexts

urbanization process in China