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’’I think new architecture has to face controversy’’ says Ma Yansong

China Architecture News - Apr 15, 2016 - 15:08   5099 views

’’I think new architecture has to face controversy’’ says Ma Yansong

Ma Yansong CreditShixiaofan, via MAD Architects.

Ma Yansong, 40, has become one of China’s best-known architects. His curvilinear, free-form and futuristic designs are often compared to those of his mentor, Zaha Hadid, who died on March 31 at 65.

In this edited interview, Mr. Ma talks about how he deals with such criticism, how traditional Eastern values inform his perspective and what he thinks about China’s ban on “weird” architecture.......Continue Reading

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