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Wang Shu
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Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu is the first designer of the People's Republic of China to conquer, in 2012, the Pritzker Prize, the most prestigious award for architecture in the international arena.
Among the major merits attributed to the architect there is an innate ability to use their intelligence to create buildings that seem natural braving physical and economic limits.
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
The architect and his studio using the "wa pan", a typical Chinese construction method that allows rapid deployment at low cost. Particular attention is given to the reuse of materials that are continuously reinventing in order to allow sustainable architecture. The environmental impact is, not only on a visual level, central for Chinese architecture which is always posed in a second level by the nature.
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Shu defines the architect as a person who is able to create new possibilities for tradition. The reuse of resources offers the opportunity to rediscover cultural traditions, crafts and history. Traditional materials such as wood and bamboo come in contact with modern and technological design techniques. Its buildings are places where architecture, design and landscapes meet.
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
Wang Shu

Wang Shu

Wang Shu
Above: Ceraminc House incorporates forms from the stones used by traditional Chinese calligraphy for the production of ink and embeds fragments of porcelain from the Zhou Dynasty.
Under: the Library of Wenzheng College is a typical example of the attention given by Shu to the impact of buildings in relation with surroundings ambiences that integrates energy saving technologies.
Wang Shu
Wang Shu
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