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designboom met ma yansong in MAD's beijing headquarter office on november 5th, 2009.
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taichung convention center, china, 2009
'superstar', self-sustaining city, 2008
'the 'chinese dream' needs to be redefined with more
attention to the 'personal dream' of our people.
a dream where there are no political boundaries,
which then becomes the dream for human beings.
that's what interests me a lot. I always try to do something
which is open and free (perhaps involving nature).
there are those architects who are realistic architects
or those utopian architects. we are part of the first, we try
to plan something which is quiet real, something
you can visualize.' ma yangsong says.
read the interview here