amphibianArc to Participate at DADA 2013 “Digital Infiltration” Exhibition

September 26, 2013

amphibianArc will be exhibiting a full-size partial building model at 2013 DADA Architectural Design and Installation Exhibition, starting September 27 in Beijing.

Under the theme of “Digital Infiltration”, DADA 2013 series of events are all about digital design. Organized by Digital Architecture Design Association (DADA), it contains Architectural Design and Installation Exhibition, the Digital Architectural Design Competition, and the DADA International Conference. The exhibition, as part of the series, is made up of five parts, namely architects’ works, students’ works, China’s digital architecture, digital installations, and competition finalists.

With a theme of “Silk”, the partial building model prepared by amphibianArc responds to the event’s gist “Digital Infiltration’’ and showcases unique interpretation of digital design. An illustrative film is to be played on the spot to demonstrate the whole process of design, production and installation of the model.


Calligraphy in Space Receives The American Architecture Award for 2013

September 12, 2013

amphibianArc’s Calligraphy in Space has been awarded The American Architecture Award for 2013 by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The American Architecture Awards are the highest and most prestigious building awards program that honor new and cutting-edge design in the United States.

Calligraphy in Space is one of 65 projects that were selected by a distinguished group of Greek architects and educators at the 2013 Jury for Awards held in Athens, Greece.

In September 2013, The Chicago Athenaeum, together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies will present a special exhibition of all awarded buildings at their annual symposium, “The City and the World” during the 14th International Biennial of Architecture in Buenos Aires.

amphibianArc’s Competition Entry For Yichang New District Master Plan Unveiled

July 26, 2013

amphibianArc + IPPR is one of the 12 shortlisted teams to propose a new district in Yichang, China.  The entry won second prize for Planning Exhibition Center and Museum, as well as honorable mention for Public Service Center.

amphibianArc envisioned the new district as an urban oasis by incorporating its unique natural enviroment of Chinese “Shan Shui (mountains and water)”.

amphibianArc launches website in Chinese language

March 27, 2013

amphibianArc’s Chinese-language website goes “alive” today and can be accessed at

Nonchi Wang Lectured at UA Design

March 15, 2013

On March 15, Nonchi Wang was invited by UA Design (Beijing) to present a lecture named “From Liquid Architecture to Parametric Design: Nonchi Wang’s Architectural Thinking and Design”. Nonchi discussed amphibianArc’s latest work and shared his views on liquid architecture.

Project Update: Calligraphy in Space

February 1, 2013

Calligraphy in Space, the single house development in Nanhui District, Shanghai, is currently under construction, and to be completed in summer this year. Check out the new construction photos!

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