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Re-imagining urban development in China

French architect Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours and his team lead this Holcim Awards winner, in association with the French Scientific & Technical Building Centre (CSTB). The proposal for sustainable urbanisation 50km south-east of Lanzhou in…

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Workshop Mentor, Dirk Hebel, during his introduction at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.

Workshop Mentor, Dirk Hebel, during his introduction at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.

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Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) Workshop 2022

We held a workshop with a hand-selected group of next generation experts on how to transform the built environment. The …

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