MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has released their design for the Jiaxing Civic Center. The scheme marks the latest important public project in Jiaxing City designed by MAD, after their design for the Jiaxing Train Station was unveiled earlier this year. Holding elegant river views and lush vegetation, the Jiaxing Civic Center is situated
Photography: CreatAR Images MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has announced the opening of the Cloudscape of Haikou on the southern tip of China. A unique urban public and cultural space for citizens and visitors to Haikou, this flowing, sculptural concrete form was named as one of the “most anticipated architecture projects of 2021” by
Over the past 30 years, cities in China have experienced rapid urbanization and growth. As a result, entirely new cities, districts, and public buildings have emerged, often emphasizing a large scale, and become homogenized. In recent years, old cities and villages have been demolished and new ones built in their place, leading to an inevitable
The project is scheduled to be completed and operational in the Spring of 2021.
Having begun construction at the end of 2019, the project is expected to be completed by July 1st. 2021.
Yabuli Entrepreneurs’ Congress Center, designed by MAD Architects, is nearing completion. Nestled in the snow-covered mountains of Northeastern China, the project was commissioned by the Yabuli China Entrepreneurs Forum (Yabuli CEF), one of China’s most influential business organizations. November 18th to 20th saw the venue’s opening ceremony and its first event, the Yabuli CEF’s 20th
MAD’s Gu Chair is presented along with another 11 Chinese leading designers’ works as a special section in the exhibition “Design and the Wondrous”.
holds the Siheyuan courtyard “in the palm of its hand.”
MAD Architects’ first cultural project in Europe, the FENIX Museum of Migration, has broken ground in Rotterdam. The project was commissioned by the Droom en Daad Foundation.
MAD Architects won Dezeen Awards “2020 Architect of the Year”. Dezeen Awards identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work. Organised by Dezeen, the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design website, Dezeen Awards is the benchmark for international
September’s edition of a+u celebrates this journey though the theme “dreamscape”, with models, sketches, drawings, and images of MAD’s finest works. Among the twenty-two iconic art and architecture projects.
MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has completed “Gardenhouse,” the first project completed by MAD in the USA. Located at 8600 Wilshire Boulevard in California’s Beverly Hills, “Gardenhouse” is a mixed-use scheme consisting of 18 residential units above ground floor commercial space. Evoking the lush landscape of Beverly Hills, the scheme becomes a “hillside village”
Led by Ma Yansong, MAD Architects releases the design of the Wormhole Library, which sits on the coast in Haikou, Hainan Province in China. The sensuously curved pavilion appears to be a “wormhole” that transcends time and space. It serves as a multi-functional building that allows visitors to read, enjoy views of the sea, and
MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, was invited to participate in the long-awaited international competition to design the Aquatic Centre for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The firm teamed up with three French architectural studios, Jacques Rougerie Architecture, Atelier Phileas Architecture, and Apma Architecture on their design. The ambitions of the 2024 Paris Olympics is to
Set between the young vibrant city of Shenzhen, and the quiet oceanfront, “Shenzhen Bay Culture Park” juxtaposes two transcendental scales of time – the ‘ancient’ and the ‘future’ – through the setting of an ethereal artistic urban landscape. It is expected to be completed in 2023.
The first phase of the project, the stadium, is currently under construction and set to be completed in 2021. When it is done, the “Quzhou Sports Campus” will become the world’s largest earth shelter building complex.
Construction is beginning to take shape on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. Four cranes tower tall above the Exposition Park site as work on the building’s steel framework begins to rise above the ground.
“This is a micro-utopian ideal. I hope that these bubbles will serve as vital newborn cells, giving the traditional hutong new life, and revitalizing the community.” – Ma Yansong
On September 24 and 26, 2019, Ma Yansong delivered keynot speeches in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan respectively at the “AICA Modern Architecture Symposium”.
Headquartered in Beijing, this will be the firm’s second office in China, and its fourth in the world.
MAD’s design demonstrates how the built environment can merge with nature through a new urban infrastructure, that while transforming the future of travel, also has the ability to reshape the way we plan and use public space.
Located in Paris’ 17th arrondissement, Clichy-Batignolles is a newly developing area of the city. ‘UNIC’ emerges as part of its mixed-use masterplan and actively enhances relationships within the community, representing the neighbourhood’s evolution.