Defpoints


FROM MAO TO WOW!
July 8, 2008, 4:01 am
Filed under: Architecture, Asia, Design, Urban Design

Kurt Andersen explores new architecture in China in this month’s Vanity Fair. With photos by Todd Eberle and Stephen Wilkes.

. . . the two unquestionable masterpieces of the new Beijing–the airport [by Foster Partners] and the TV headquarters [CCTV by OMA]–are building types central to everyday life, and building types that seldom turn out better than mediocre.

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