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The Chinese metropolis has developed into the world’s most successful urban scheme. Combining bottom-up energy with top-down force, it pushes cities and their inhabitants towards progress, fast-forward. Can this metropolis be the blueprint for cities worldwide? In an evening with lectures and debate, Daan Roggeveen launched his new book ‘Progress & Prosperity’ in Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam. Speakers included: Steven Ying Nien Chen is a Taiwanese American architect based in Shanghai, working for Schmidt Hammer Lassen. He did a year-long research fellowship that sought to understand the spatial-economic strategies of development zones in China. Architect David Mulder van der Vegt is the co-founder of research-based architecture firm XML. In his recent research projects he looked at the Olympic Games and the architecture of parliaments globally. Puerto Rican architect, artist, author and theorist Cruz Garcia, and French architect, artist, author and poet, Nathalie Frankowski are the founders of WAI Architecture Think Tank, an international studio practicing architecture, urbanism and architectural research.based in Beijing, Taliesin and Taliesin West. David Gianotten is the Managing Partner-Architect of OMA. He oversees design and construction of various projects, including the Taipei Performing Arts Centre, the masterplan of Feyenoord City and the new Stadium Feyenoord and now the New Museum for Western Australia. In his role as acting partner-in-charge of OMA’s Hong Kong and Beijing offices and director of OMA Asia, David leads the firm’s large portfolio in the Asia Pacific region. Watch the video of the whole evening here.
MORE & NAi010 present: Progress & Prosperity at Pakhuis de Zwijger
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