Drawing their inspiration from the rock formations of the nearby Huanghsan mountains and the Chinese landscape painting tradition, the architects of MAD designed a housing development on the banks of Taiping Lake in a UNESCO World Heritage site which is an important Chinese tourist attraction.
Photos by Iwan Baan and Hufton+Crow capture the relationship between the city of Beijing and the Chaoyang Park Plaza skyscraper, designed by MAD Architects, the studio headed by architect Ma Yansong. They offer an image of architecture in its urban setting.
On the occasion of the 2018 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, which will end on 17 September, MAD architectural studio restored with artistic spaces the Kiyotsu Gorge tunnel of Tokamachi, an area of outstanding natural beauty, while the Dominique Perrault Architecture studio designed the Drape House pavilion.
In their first project in Japan, MAD Architects combine the memory of the site, an old house converted into a kindergarten, with contemporary architecture: Clover House stands out from its surroundings in Okazaki with its coat of white asphalt.
Eliminating the boundaries between indoors and outdoors to enjoy the sensation of living entirely surrounded by nature, without giving up the comfort and security of a home. Living Garden is a project by architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects designed to give form to his concept of the house of the future for the 2018 China House Vision Exhibition.
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