Beijing

China

10 April 2019

Ceremonial Influences Form a Modern Flagship Building for Beijing’s CBD

China Zun is the flagship building of Beijing’s comprehensively planned 30-hectare central business district core. Its gently rising and curving form embodies the historic capital’s...

10 April 2019

Reconnecting the City Grid With a Porous Urban Space

The pedestrian-oriented Linked Hybrid complex, sited adjacent to the old city wall of Beijing, was among the first new-build projects to counter the predominant trend...

31 May 2018

A Landscape Painting Comes to Life in the Heart of the City

Chaoyang Park Plaza is set on the edge of Beijing’s largest public park, and has been envisioned as an extension of the green space. The...

31 May 2018

A Diagrid of Distinction Enables a Sun-Lit, Social Skyscraper

Poly International Plaza is the first structure of its kind – incorporating a four-story, pure-axial load, super-diagrid frame without perimeter columns. Through its technical and...

31 May 2018

Interview: Dixon Lu | Chaoyang Park Plaza

Dixon Lu, Associate Partner of MAD Architects, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia – Award of Excellence Winner,...

18 October 2016

Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars

The issue of skyscraper form and expression being appropriate to cultural and social context is currently a hotly debated topic in China, as well as...

18 October 2016

CTBUH Video Interview – Yangsong Ma

Yangsong Ma of MAD Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Yangsong discusses the importance of incorporating cultural and local...

17 October 2016

China's Architecture Guidelines in the New Era

This presentation endeavors to establish guidelines for a new era of architecture in China, setting forth principles on improved policy implementation to promote the development...

17 October 2016

Mixed Use Tall Buildings – The Challenges and Benefits of Vertical Urbanization

Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Samuel So, JLL, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 3c: Building Operation. China is the global epicenter of...

07 November 2013

Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia: CCTV Headquarters: A New Typology for the Skyscraper

CCTV Headquarters singlehandedly paved the way from the height-obsessed, set-back skyscraper of the past to the sculptural and spatial skyscraper of the present, at the...