designboom talk in beijing: how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads
designboom talk in beijing: how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads designboom talk in beijing: how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads
sep 26, 2018

designboom talk in beijing: how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 26, 2018, at 17:30.
WHERE: house vision 2018 beijing exhibition.
WATCH: streamed live on designboom china’s homepage and posted on designboom’s facebook page.

from the global tour of MINI LIVING’s urban cabin to their upcoming shanghai residence, designboom and leading architects discuss the principles of the creative use of space and how, specifically in china, designers are re-interpreting traditional living spaces, such as the hutong phenomena.


RSVP here – join us for the ‘how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads‘ talk on wednesday september 26th from 17:30 at the house vision 2018 beijing exhibition, located near the chinese capital’s bird nest stadium. during the fair, MINI LIVING will continue the global tour of their urban cabin concept, which, once again, creatively explores new possibilities of living within 15m² but with a locally specific influence. oke hauser, creative lead MINI LIVING, and sun dayong, founding partner of penda and collaborator for the urban cabin beijing edition, will explore their design, the principles it engages with visitors, and how the concept rethinks traditions of living spaces, most specifically in china. moderated by andrea chin, architecture & design writer, PR strategist and former director of designboom’s milan office, the discussion about the creative use of space will joined by bao wei, principle architect of BWAO/bao wei architecture studio, and martijn de geus, architect and co-founder of maison h and lecturer at tsinghua university’s school of architecture. the internationally-experienced but beijing-based pair will add further local insight into the urban future of chinese cities, building most specifically upon their recent works.


the ‘how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads‘ talk is free and open to visitors of the house vision 2018 beijing exhibition**. as well as having the chance to experience the urban cabin for themselves, guests will be able to pose their questions to the panel during a Q&A session. however, as there is limited space available, registration will close automatically once we reach 200 RSVPs. if interested but, sadly, unavailable to join the live talk, the event will also be posted on designboom’s facebook. after entering your details below, you will receive an email requiring you to complete your registration. guests will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.



** please note: MINI LIVING x designboom’s talk is free to visitors of the house vision 2018 beijing exhibition, which itself requires a bought entry ticket. registering for our talk does not include a ticket to the exhibition. this will need to be purchased individually.

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