wang shu

An Architect’s Vision: Bare Elegance in China

The New York Times’ Jane Perlez profiles architect Wang Shu, whose selection as China’s first Pritzker Prize winner in February received a somewhat mixed reaction from some of his countrymen. In awarding this year’s...

Foreign Architects Riding China’s Wave

For The New York Times Magazine, Brook Larmer highlights the flood of American and other foreign architects that have set their sights on China in recent years as development prospects have waned in the west: Over the past three...

Netizens React to Pritzker Announcement

The New Yorker writes about the reaction in China to Monday’s news that Wang Shu had won architecture’s prestigious Pritzker Prize: While the pronouncement produced the obligatory congratulations here in the West, it...

Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins Pritzker Prize

The Pritzker Prize, the highest honor in architecture, has been awarded to the first-ever Chinese recipient, Wang Shu. From the Washington Post: The 49-year-old architect joins Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Renzo Piano and Eduardo...

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