John is an architect and academic who runs Studio JZ, a small scale boutique practice in London working on projects in both UK and China. John holds a PhD at the Royal College of Art on the topic of contemporary Chinese architectureRead More...
David Porter is an architect, urbanist and educator. He was a partner of David Porter Neave Brown Architect. He was Professor of Architecture at the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing (2012-8) and Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture (2000-11).Read More...
Sarah Beth Riley (BeFirst Barking Dagenham)
Keren He (CAFA)
Adewole Ademolake (BeFirst Barking Dagenham)
Yuting Cheng (Fisher Cheng)
Richard Fisher (Fisher Cheng)
Amandeep Singh Kalra (BeFirst Barking Dagenham)
Ben Lovedale (Sheppard Robson)
Sarah Beth Riley (BeFirst Barking Dagenham), Keren He (CAFA)Read More...
HEIDEGGER BELIEVED THAT to live authentically, we must dwell poetically, this position finds resonance in Chinese philosophy, where the ‘poetics of habitat’ is the ultimate state of being, or yijing. The pandemic has thrown into focus the inadequacies of our housing provision and the change to the meaning of the home. Can we turn the crisis itself into the very project of the architecture of the city? This year we have been exploring how we can still dwell poetically in times of coronavirus. This exploration took place between London and Beijing, where we searched for new ideas of housing that addressed increasingly shared global issues.Read More...