Projects Taking Shape in China
Today China is experiencing a golden period in the economic field, even mentionedthat China’s economy is better if compared with the United States. The progress ofthe economy, affecting development in the most populous countries in the world.Many modern buildings projects that changed the landscape of this country. Below is a list of just a few of projects that are designed by foreign practices in China, often collaborating with local Chinese design institue.
1. Looped Hybrid Housing, Beijing, 2006, Steven Holl Architects
2. Suzhou Museum, Beijing, 2006, Pei Partnership with Suzhou Institute of Architectural Design
3. CCTV Headquarters, Beijing, 2008, OMA.
4. Water Cube, Beijing, 2008, PTW Architects.
5. Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou, 2010, Zaha hadid Arhitects.
China is known by the people who love their indigenous culture, but remain open to changes that lead them to a better direction. Indonesia, which is one of developing countries in Asia, is not possible to be able to do the same. By keep on trying, nothing is impossible right?
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