Focusing on the leading edge architectural designs with regional characteristics, Architecture China
is a journal whose mission is to disseminate the creative works of contemporary Chinese architecture, and to deepen an appreciation of Chinese architectural traditionals and trends. This inaugural issue, Building a Future Countryside
, will serve as the official catalogue of the Pavilion of China at 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. Following the six episodes of the exhibition, the catalogue gives an in-depth presentation of exhibited installations and projects with texts, drawings, diagrams, and photos. In addition to that, essays by Li Xiangning, curator of the Pavilion of China, and Hans-Jürgen Commerell, director of Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin, are also featured in the catalogue. Contents: Essays; Dwellings; Production; Culture;Toursim; Community; Future.