Professor Zhu Jingxiang coordinated a research team concerned with designing and constructing buildings in which more than 90% of the components are prefabricated to reduce the amount of time necessary to assemble the structure and provide a construction solution for places threatened by natural disasters or requiring rapid reconstruction in the wake of an earthquake.
OMA Architectural Studios of Rem Koolhaas and partners has revealed a masterplan for Hong Kong’s new cultural district. The plan, on exhibit in Hong Kong until November 20, will also be exhibited at the Biennale in Venice August 29 through November 21 2010.
In one of the most fertile parts of China, crossed by countless rivers and canals, set between the region's biggest lake, the city of Shanghai took over its natural environment and made it a part of the city.
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