WAN Awards announced on May 3rd that Harbin Opera House is the winner for “2016 WAN Performing Spaces Award.” In an award release statement, the WAN Award is impressed by this new cultural landmark with special natural context, and its emphasize in public interaction and participation with the building. Quotes from the judge Gerardo Broissin:
MAD Architects reveals its collaboration with Olivari at The Milan Design Week. “Marilyn,” a door handle designed by Ma Yansong is a nod to the pair of residential buildings, designed by MAD in 2006 and nick-named “The Marilyn Monroe Towers” by the local residents of Mississauga, Canada due to their elegant curvature.
On Apr.14th, the New York Times published an exclusive interview with Ma Yansong.
MAD Architects creates a translucent installation for the 2016 Milan Design Week in the traditional Cortile d’Onore courtyard of Università degli Studi di Milano. MAD’s contribution, entitled “Invisible Border”, alters the perception of space.
Monday April 11th: Tomorrow is the official opening for the 2016th edition of the Salone del Mobile in Milan. MAD Architects and Ma Yansong is participating in several activities throughout the city. Here is a quick overview of some of them. What: Revealing of MAD’s Pavilion for Interni’s “OPEN BORDERS” exhibition at the Cortile d’Onore.
Fobes discusses the design of MAD newly completed Harbin Opera House with Ma Yansong. In the article Forbes calls Harbin Opera House “the new high note in opera design”.
ArchDaily editors selects Ordos Museum as one of the 20 Amazing 21st Century Museums.They think Ordos Museum is one of the twenty fascinating museums well worth visiting.
Mar.17th, Fast Company Design published an exclusive interview with Ma Yansong.
Invited by the School of Architecture, University of Texas in Austin, Ma Yansong presented a lecture “in Dialogue with the Nature” on Mar.9th.
“Architecture is a special kind of carrier that showcases the accumulations of culture, time and history. The world itself is already a great textbook.”— Ma Yansong
ArchDaily revealed the winners of the “2016 ArchDaily Building of the Year” Awards. Harbin Opera House, MAD’s most recently completed project was elected as the winner of “Cultural Architecture.”
MAD principal partner Yosuke Hayano presents “Micro Garden,” a research study regarding future Hutong Toilet in the Final Presentation of 2016 “CHINA HOUSE VISION”.
The 12th issue of RIBA Journal 2015 published the cover story of an exclusive interview with Ma Yansong, and the latest construction images of Huangshan Mountain Village.
MAD Architects unveils the completed Harbin Opera House, located in the Northern Chinese city of Harbin. In 2010, MAD won the international open competition for Harbin Cultural Island, a master plan for an opera house, a cultural center, and the surrounding wetland landscape along Harbin’s Songhua River. The sinuous opera house is the focal
Future Forest Island designed by MAD is exhibited in 2015 Urbanism / Architecture Bi-city Biennale (SZ) PRD 2.0
Ma Yansong Presents The Awards Of The Sixth Edition Of International Design Competition, jumpthegap
MAD launched the English version of Shanshui City (Lars Müller Publishers) on October 13th at the Architecture & Design Museum, Los Angeles.
On 9/28, Yale Center Beijing invites Robert A.M. Stern, dean of the Yale School of Architecture and Ma Yansong participate Leaders Forum.
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art released the latest building design by architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects. Architect Ma Yansong envisions a spatial experience that responds to the lake, the cityscape and the sky. The path of visitor travel, the extraordinary shape of the building and its materials will inspire stories within the Museum.
On Tuesday, September 15th, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted the “Distinguished Lecture Series” featuring Ma Yansong to a full house.
In “Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles,” an exhibition currently on view at the A+D Museum, MAD proposes Cloud Corridor as a future concept for residential design in Los Angeles. Cloud Corridor embodies Ma Yansong’s “Shanshui City” philosophy for architecture to manifest the spiritual essence between people and nature. Considering DensityCloud Corridor addresses
Ma Yansong Revealed “Niku Rug” – Design for Labradors in exhibition “Architectures for Dogs.”