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China’s committed architects: in AA’s new issue

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In the table of contents of AA 431, June 2019:

NEWS

Barani, Borel and Ibos & Vitart at the Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine, The architect: Rozana Montiel, On Nathalie de Vries’s (MVRDV) bookshelves, Notre-Dame de Paris seen by Bernard Desmoulin, completed buildings, exhibitions, books and quotes…

REPORT – China’s committed architects

Survey: Regenerating the Chinese countryside, by Bert de Muynck
Portrait: O-office’s reinventions, by Christophe Catsaros
Builders: “A bookstore in a remote area is a public good”, interview with bookseller Qian Xaiohua by Olivier Greder
Heritage: Ruan Yisan, the militant champion of historic cities, by Françoise Ged
Projects:
DnA, Brown Sugar Workshop, Songyang, Zhejiang, 2016, by Andreas Kofler
Vector Architects, Alila Yangshuo Hotel, Guangxi, 2018, by Bert de Muynck
Atelier FCJZ, Jishou Art Museum, Hunan, 2019, by Yung Ho Chang
Trace Architecture Office, Swan Lake Bridge House and Viewing Tower, Rongcheng, Shandong, 2018, interview with the architects by Vera Granger

VIEWPOINTS

Extract: Yuanye, The craft of gardens
Design: Luxury made in China
Actors: “Tradition was the enemy”, interview with sociologist Jean-Louis Rocca
Report: Denis Montel and Emmanuel Barrois: “Glass is a material that sometimes says too much”

TRENDS

Three questions to: Eric Lebeau, Edilians Sales Director for France
Project and products: 5th façades and envelopes, by Kaoru Urata

AA’s 431th issue – China’s committed architects – is available on our online store.

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