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China?China!

Postby Jocko326 » Sun Dec 19, 2004 7:52 pm

hey,everyone,this is my first time to come here,so,say hello :D
anyway,does anybody know one or two famouse architects in China?
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Re: China?China!

Postby Jocko326 » Wed Dec 22, 2004 2:33 pm

Jocko326 wrote:hey,everyone,this is my first time to come here,so,say hello :D
anyway,does anybody know one or two famouse architects in China?






yaha ~~It seems no one knows~~ :confused:
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Re: China?China!

Postby gweilo » Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:28 pm

Hello Jocko326

In answer to your question I do! Two Hong Kong based ones but both work in China and are of chinese descent as least:

Rocco Yim, who is probably Hong Kon's best architect and is responsible for several notable Hong Kong buildings such as Citibank Plaza which sits directly behind IM Pei's Bank of China tower.

Anthony Ng, who has done some fantastic environmentally friendly tower block housing in Hong Kong's New Territories amongst other things.

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Re: China?China!

Postby Jocko326 » Sat Dec 25, 2004 10:00 am

Thank U,Gweilo

What about Yung Ho Chang?He lives in the motherland of China,and maybe he is the most architect we chinese students familiar with. :p

Here is some intro:
This Beijing-born architect received degrees in environmental design and architecture from U.S. colleges including the University of California, Berkeley. Returning to China in 1993, he established China's first private architectural firm, Atelier FCJZ. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2000 UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts. In 2002 and 2003, he held the Kenzo Tange Chair at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.
FCJZ projects range from private residences to large- and small-scale museums, government buildings, urban planning projects, and installations at the Venice Biennale and Centre Pompidou in Paris, as well as experimentation in furniture and graphic design. In 1999 he set up the Graduate Center of Architecture at Peking University, which he has headed ever since. He also lectures at several schools in the U.S. and travels frequently through Asia, Europe, and North America.

Web site:www.fcjz.com (English introduction to major projects)
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