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post updated 25 Apr 2021
Qingyun Ma – Key Projects
Key Buildings / Projects by Qingyun Ma, alphabetical:
Thumb Island, Shanghai, China
Date built: –
Zhejiang University Library, Ningbo, China
Date built: –
More architecture projects by this architect online soon
Location: Xi’an, People’s Republic of China
Qingyun Ma Architect Practice Information
Qingyun Ma was Dean of the University of Southern California School of Architecture, USA
Former principal of MADA s.p.a.m.
Shanghai-based architecture and land planning firm
Previous Positions held by Qingyun Ma:
International Olympic Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing – planning expert / presenter
2010 Shanghai Expo – concept team member
Coordinated Rem Koolhaas’s first Harvard Project on Cities
Collaborated with Rem Koolhaas on Central China TV headquarters, Beijing & Stock Exchange Building, Shenzhen
photo : Fu Xing Architectural Photography
Central China TV Headquarters Building
University of Southern California School of Architecture
Dean / Della & Harry MacDonald Chair
B.S. Arch, Tsinghua University
M.Arch, University of Pennsylvania
Ma is a designer and educator. Named one of the world’s most influential designers by BusinessWeek, his experience and involvement on an international level make him a leader in the design community with a great understanding of the contemporary issues in global urbanization.
Ma earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in Architecture from Tsinghua University in Beijing in 1988, and in 1991, he received his Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Through his academic and professional experience, he developed a keen business sense centered on design intelligence, which culminated in his establishment of MADA s.p.a.m in 1996.
MADA s.p.a.m. has designed and built modern buildings and urban communities, garnering worldwide recognition. Ma was the chief curator of the 2007 Shenzhen Hong Kong Biennale, and he is frequently invited as a speaker and juror, including for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the prestigious Rome Prize, and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.
In 2007, he became the Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California, where he has enhanced the program by developing the School’s ties with China and launching a number of global initiatives, particularly the USC American Academy in China, a base for visiting scholars to facilitate their research and foster academic exchange.
China Architectural Designs
Chinese Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:
Chinese Architecture Designs – chronological list
Changzhou Culture Center
Architect: gmp · von Gerkan, Marg and Partners · Architects
photography © Schran Images
Changzhou Culture Center Building
In the Chinese province of Jiangsu, within the catchment area of Shanghai, lies the city of Changzhou which, with its about 5 million inhabitants, has developed into an important industrial metropolis in the Yangtze Delta region. In the newly created city center of Changzhou, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have created a cultural center with an art museum, library, hotel, offices, and retail areas.
Xi’an International Football Centre, Xi’an
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
render by Atchain
Xi’an International Football Centre
The sweeping lines of the façade protect the stadium from northerly winds and convey the fluid forms of the roof that shelters the saddle-shaped seating bowl which maximizes the spectator seating provided at midfield.
Rem Koolhaas architect from OMA, The Netherlands – Qingyun Ma collaborator
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