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Place, Culture, Time – Design in Drastically Changing China

Architecture Exhibition in California, United States of America

Sep 5, 2018

Place, Culture, Time – Design in Drastically Changing China

Location: University of California, Berkeley, USA

Chinese Academician and Architect He Jingtang “Place, Culture, Time – Design in Drastically Changing China” Architecture Exhibition Debut in USA

Place Culture Time Design in Drastically Changing China Exhibition at UC Berkeley

Theme: “Place, Culture, Time-Design in Drastically Changing China”
Architecture is a microcosm of the times. In the past three decades when China experienced the massive urbanization, architectural market also developed from scratch, then grew and expanded explosively. He Jingtang, who has been leading his team practicing the architectural design in the market from the very beginning of the urbanization movement, witnessed the drastic changes in China over the past three decades, and every architecture they create reflects profound thoughts on place, culture and time.

Place Culture Time Design in Drastically Changing China Exhibition at UC Berkeley
China Pavilion,EXPO 2010 Shanghai, China ©He Jingtang Studio

Themed on “Place, Culture, Time-Design in Drastically Changing China” presents professor He’s architectural philosophy and works in the past decades, which, despite of the variation of places and custom, keeps abreast with the time and provoke thoughts on the future urban development.

Since its inauguration in IUAV University Venice in October 2016 ,the exhibition has toured around China and was presented at some of the most prestigious Chinese universities, including Tongji University, Peking University, Harbin Institute of Technology and Southwest Jiaotong University. The exhibition received extensive public attention and responses. Now at the invitation of the University of California, Berkeley, a top-class public university in the USA, the exhibition will be presented on the university campus from August to October 2018, with the purpose of bridging over the east and west and promoting the dialogue and communication between the two countries.

Place Culture Time Design in Drastically Changing China Exhibition at UC Berkeley
Expansion Project for Memorial Hall of Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders ©He Jingtang Studio

Based on the previous tours, the exhibition on Berkeley campus will present the enriched contents of different architectural typologies including museum, memorial hall, university campus and old town renewal, as well as the remarkable professional practice s of He Jingtang and his team on the vast land of China. With models, images, videos and texts, the exhibition will elaborate the creative thinking of He Jingtang and his team on different geographical contexts, cultural features and historical background. It also show cases, from the perspectives of theory, team building and educational concept, lessons and experiences drawn from the team’s years of practices, researches and education on specific design projects.

Place Culture Time Design in Drastically Changing China Exhibition at UC Berkeley
Dachang Cultural Center ©He Jingtang Studio

Time: August 30th – October 21st, 2018
Location:
Environmental Design Library (210 Wurster Hall) & Wurster Plaza campus Mondays-Thursdays 9am-10pm, Fridays 9am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-5pm, Sundays 11am-10pm

Place Culture Time Design in Drastically Changing China Exhibition at UC Berkeley
Huaxi Campus of Chongqing Institute of Technology ©He Jingtang Studio

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