Date: Monday April 2nd, 2012 @ 6pm
Title: C o n t e x t u a l Urbanism and the Chinese Paradigm
Brief: The built environment in the 21st Century is confronted by tensions between economy, environment, law, and tradition.
Today’s architects are challenged to shape these mounting tensions into an elegant solution to create lasting places. “Contextual Urbanism and the Chinese Paradigm” explores specific design efforts in the world’s fastest urbanizing countries, a dynamic and demanding context that is both forging innovations and revealing shortcomings in today’s architectural paradigms.