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WAI architecture: what about it?
sep 14, 2011
WAI architecture: what about it?


what about it? by WAI architecture think tank
CU space, beijing, china
on now until september 17th 2011

aerial view of gallery space
all images © WAI architecture think tank

the first solo exhibition of work produced by international studio WAI architecture think tank, ‘what about it?’ is currently
on display at the CU space in beijing, china. fourteen published, on-going and unreleased projects exhibited in the form of
abstract animations, provocative collages, analytical drawings, descriptive storyboards, magazines and twelve representational
models are on show. also the title of their manifesto, their design methodology promotes the use of architecture as a tool for
progressive thinking for the utilization of intellectual processes to advance the discipline into the future.


gallery space


entrance to exhibition


model of the football school and training center in san juan, puerto rico
see designboom’s coverage of this project here.


renderings of football school and training center


models and renderings


renderings


model


gallery space


cofounders of WAI architecture: nathalie frankowski
(left) and cruz garcia (center)


model of vertical omotesando
see designboom’s original coverage of this project here.


renderings of wall stalker
see designboom’s original coverage of this project here.

from september 26th through october 3rd, 2011, designers and thinkers from across the world gather in beijing, china
for the first annual beijing design week and beijing international design triennial. exhibitions, conferences, workshops
and lectures across the city address the theme of ‘design beijing – good design’ for the nine-day event,
which looks to transform the ubiquity of ‘made in china’ to ‘designed in china’.

beijing
design week is presented by the ministry of culture, ministry of
education, the china federation of literary and art circles,
and the municipal government of beijing, in collaboration this year with tsinghua university.

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