Tag: China

"If China doesn't go green it's the end of
the world" - Li Xiaodong on Liyuan Library

"If China doesn't go green it's the end of the world" - Li Xiaodong on Liyuan Library

World Architecture Festival 2012: in this movie we filmed at the World Architecture Festival, Chinese architect Li Xiaodong tells Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs how "sustainability is a must" for new buildings in China, because if the country doesn't get it right it's "the end of the world". More »

"China needs to slow down" - Beijing
Design Week creative director Aric Chen

"China needs to slow down," says Beijing Design Week creative director Aric Chen

Beijing Design Week: as a Chinese company announces plans to build the world’s tallest skyscraper in just seven monthsBeijing Design Week creative director Aric Chen says that contemporary China should "slow down" and look to "craft thinking" to tackle both small and large-scale design challenges the country is facing. More »

RMJM skyscraper dubbed 'big pants'
by Chinese – Telegraph

Gate to the East tower image by RMJM Architects

Dezeen Wire: a new skyscraper in Suzhou designed by British architects RMJM has been likened to 'giant underpants' by Chinese commentators, reports the Telegraph.

Update 6 September 2012: RMJM have sent an official response to our story, saying "While some critics view the unfinished skeleton as a laughable pair of low-rise jeans, the gateway is a far cry from a joking matter." For the full statement, scroll down to the comments section or click here.

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