A comprehensive overview of the work of the award-winning Beijing-based architectural studio aoe, Exploring possibilities: A journey of architectural fantasy offers a privileged insight into one of China’s most dynamic young firms. Featuring in-dept studies of ten of the studio’s most successful projects with explanatory notes and detailed images including photographs, plans and diagrams along with several enlightening texts by leading figures at aoe Larry Wen, Fanny Fei, Maneki Neko and Jianning Ma, this volume reflects the guiding philosophy of the firm: to reinvent urban living through groundbreaking combinations of science, technology, art and culture while also respecting local traditions, the environment and different ways of life.
With inspiring projects such as One Sino Park, The Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange Reception Center, and the Shanxiao Sales Pavilion, aoe is offering a new vision of how urban spaces might be conceived and built. Exploring possibilities: A journey of architectural fantasy takes readers deep into that story, showcasing every step of the process from conception to execution.
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