Architecture Asia: ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2021

Architecture Asia: ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2021

By (author) WU
By (author) Li Xiangning


Publishing 14th Mar 2022
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  • This special issue of Architecture Asia gives a comprehensive review of the 26 winning projects of the ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2021
Full Description

The ARCASIA Awards for Architecture is an annual award established by the Architects Regional Council Asia to recognise the outstanding architectural works of Asian architects. It hopes to encourage the inheritance of the Asian spirit and promote the improvement of the Asian architectural environment as well as the role of architects and architecture in the social, economic and cultural development of Asian countries. This special issue of Architecture Asia gives a comprehensive review of the 26 winning projects of ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2021, which includes Single Family Residential Projects, Multi-family Residential Complexes, Commercial Buildings, Resort Buildings, Institutional Buildings, Social and Cultural Buildings, Specialized Buildings, Industrial Buildings, Conservation Projects, Integrated Projects, Socially Responsible Architecture, and Sustainable Buildings.

Through brief jury comments, project descriptions and rich images, this book provides a wonderful opportunity for readers all over the world to give a quick glance at what happened in Asian architecture in 2021.

About the Author

Professor WU Jiang is a full professor at Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He was the former Deputy Director of Shanghai Urban Planning Administration Bureau, and the former Executive Vice President of Tongji University. He was elected the member of L’Académie d’Architecture de France in 2015. Since 2019, he has been serving as the Vice President of Architects Regional Council (ARCASIA). He is the Board Chairman of the Global University Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES), as well as the member of the UIA Education Commission (EDUCOM). He is the Vice President of Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC), serving as a standing council member of the Architectural Society of China (ASC), and the Director of Institute of Architectural Education, Architectural Society of China (IAE-ASC), as well as the Chairman of Asian City Forum. He has been invited to world well-known universities and research institutes to deliver keynote speeches, including Harvard, Yale and Princeton. He is also the founder of several joint international design studios with top world institutes such as Princeton, HKU, ETH, Yale, UIUC and TU Berlin. He was the juror of final review of Dubai Awards hosted by UN HABITAT. He was the curator of 2002 Shanghai Biennale Urban Construction, as well as the founder and chief curator of the 1st Shanghai Urban Space Art Season (SUSAS 2015). As a devoted architecture scholar, he has published a dozen of important books on architectural history, urban planning, as well as urban regeneration and urban governance.

Dr. Li Xiangning is Deputy Dean and Full Professor in History, Theory and Criticism at Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is a member of CICA (Comité International des Critiques d'Architecture). He has worked as curator for numerous exhibitions and has published widely on contemporary Chinese architecture and urbanism. He is Chief Editor of Architecture China and President of Architecture China Foundation. Furthermore, he has been working with international museums and institutes and he has been a jury member to many international awards and competitions.

The Images Publishing Group
Publish date
14th Mar 2022
Paperback / softback
World excluding Japan and South East Asia
280 mm x 210 mm
112 Pages
170 color, 70 b&w
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