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Una nuova qualità in Cina

Atelier Deshaus

Discussion of contemporary Chinese architecture typically often focuses on the issue of poor quality expedient construction. However, while rapid low-cost construction marked China’s extraordinary economic growth in the last two decades and a process of urbanism that the West never experienced, the new generation is now trying to achieve high building quality with details of excellence and a contemporary reinterpretation of Chinese building traditions. The works of Atelier Deshaus are examples of this recent trend. 

Atelier Deshaus appeared on the stage of contemporary Chinese architecture a decade ago in the Yangtze River delta region. Xiayu kindergarten in Qingpu district attracted applause for its spatial strategy of colorful boxes arranged in a meandering promenade. The concept based on a still-life painting of assorted fruits on a plate has been successfully...

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