Jinhua Architecture Park

Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews artist, designer and curator Ai Wei Wei for Domus magazine:

Do060712001_big“Sixteen architects from all over the world, brought together by artist, designer and curator Ai Wei Wei, have built a micro-city of pavilions scattered along the banks of the river Yiwu, south of Shanghai…The artist came up with a collective project, and brought in other architects and designers – 5 Chinese and 11 international – to contribute to the realisation of this green area. Seventeen public pavilions have now risen up along this strip of park, mainly utilising local materials: 17 low-budget follies, each with its own architect or designer’s cultural imprinting”

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