Modern China The Archives

Saturday 07 September, 2013

China Now, from Nowness

In the latest video from Nowness, director Thomas Rhazi documents the complicated architectural scene in China – focusing on how the country holds onto its identity despite the “frenetic” pace of its expansion and globalization. Shaway Yeh sums up the situation nicely: “what does China really look like, what does China represent? No one knows, [...]


Saturday 07 September, 2013

China Now, from Nowness

In the latest video from Nowness, director Thomas Rhazi documents the complicated architectural scene in China – focusing on how the country holds onto its identity despite the “frenetic” pace of its expansion and globalization. Shaway Yeh sums up the situation nicely: “what does China really look like, what does China represent? No one knows, [...]



Friday 20 April, 2012

Elegant Tianxi Oriental Club in China Paying Tribute to Wooden Interiors

When it comes to modern design, China is one of the countries definitely not lacking inspiration. Tianxi Oriental Club was envisioned and implemented by Deve Build Design and is located in Huizhou, a city located in central Guangdong province. One look at the interiors of this contemporary gathering setting and a potential visitor is likely [...]


Thursday 19 April, 2012

Elegant Tianxi Oriental Club in China Paying Tribute to Wooden Interiors

When it comes to modern design, China is one of the countries definitely not lacking inspiration. Tianxi Oriental Club was envisioned and implemented by Deve Build Design and is located in Huizhou, a city located in central Guangdong province. One look at the interiors of this contemporary gathering setting and a potential visitor is likely [...]


Friday 17 February, 2012

Unfolding Modern Clubhouse in China Surrounded by Nature

Trace Architecture Office or TAO completed the Riverside Clubhouse, a floating modern building located in Yancheng, Jiangsu, China. Surrounded by a park and sports field, the building was developed in close connection to its environment. A project defined by glass seemed like the most suited option for the architects: “Responding to the horizontal feature of [...]


Thursday 16 February, 2012

Unfolding Modern Clubhouse in China Surrounded by Nature

Trace Architecture Office or TAO completed the Riverside Clubhouse, a floating modern building located in Yancheng, Jiangsu, China. Surrounded by a park and sports field, the building was developed in close connection to its environment. A project defined by glass seemed like the most suited option for the architects: “Responding to the horizontal feature of [...]


Wednesday 01 February, 2012

‘The Lost Wall’ / YNL Design

Courtesy of YNL Design The Lost Wall project by YNL Design is not meant to be a physical revival of what’s lost, but rather an ideological intervention through the use of controversial architectural intrusion. It redefines the project site by sharply contrasting with the surrounding environment, an allegory of modern China and its destructive treatment [...]