2018.11.14 Talking in Belgium
2018.09.28 PAO | Talk at Mit on professional practice
2017.12.23 Symposium at Columbia On November 17, 15 firms selected out of over 150 practices established within the past 10 years gathered at “Constructing Practice,” a daylong symposium at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation(GSAPP). Principal James Shen represented People’s Architecture Office(PAO) in conversation with Professor Eric Bunge(nArchitects) and Juan Herreros(Juan Herreros Arquitectos), as well as representatives from Ramos Castellano Architectis(Cape Verde) and Local Studio(South Africa).
2017.08.31 2017 AZ Awards Winner On June 23, Azure honoured the winners of the 2017 AZ Awards at a lavish gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works. Azure handed out trophies in recognition of outstanding achievement in 20 categories.
2017.07.30 Grand Opening of Kwan-Yen People's Station Built from modular prefabricated components and a variety of industrial raw materials, the Kwan-Yen People’s Station is by far the largest "Plugin building" of PAO - a typology of structure developed by PAO that is easily assembled and moved - built to date. It took just over a month to build at the Kwan-Yen Art District by Yantai's seaside, and on July 30th it officially opened to the public.
2017.08.23 PAO Nominated for Beazley Award 2017! The Mrs. Fan's Plugin House of People's Architecture Office is shortlisted for the prestigious Beazley Designs of the Year 2017, among 13 architecture nominees including Zaha Hadid Architects, OMA and Adjaye Associates. This was announced by the Design Museum in London on the 16th of August.
2017.07.11 WAF & INSIDE Shortlisted! We are thrilled to anounce that two of our recent projects - Mrs. Fan's Plugin House and Xiao Zhu's House Parts Office - have entered in the finalist of the 2017 WAF(House - Completed Buildings) and the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors(Offices) respectively. Meanwhile, the Plugin House has been selected into the shortlist of a special prize for small projects(Small Projects Prize).
2017.04.08 Vote for Us! We are thrilled to anounce that two of our projects - Mrs. Fan's Plugin House and People's Canopy - are finalists for the 2017 Azure Magazine's AZ Award in three catagories. People’s Choice voting is open from April 6 until May 5. Please vote for PAO and thanks for your support!
2017.03.22 Vote for us! We're excited to announce our Mrs. Fan's Plugin House is a finalist for the 2017 Architizer A+Awards. Now its time for the public to vote. Please help us spread the word!
2017.12.08 PAO at Harvard for a Year People’s Architecture Office (PAO) Principal James Shen began his year as a 2018 LOEB Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) with an informative talk that detailed both PAO’s past work and the firm’s goals for the upcoming year.
2017.12.03 Emerging Architects by AR The AR Emerging Architecture awards grant early recognition to 14 young designers - including People's Architecture Office - across the world and celebrate the architectural stars of tomorrow, promoting global design innovation and fresh approaches to architecture by emerging architects.
2016.05.30 The Courtyard House Plugin won the ARCHMARATHON AWARD The Courtyard House Plugin won the ARCHMARATHON AWARD in the category of Retrofitting and Refurbishment. Held inMilan, ARCHMARRATHON 2016 gathered 42 international practices who competed for the prestigious award recognizing their unique talent.
2014.12.12 BJDW honors Courtyard House Plugin The Courtyard House Plugin Project by People's Architecture Office has received the 2014 Beijing Design Week Award for Excellence.
2015.03.28 People's Architecture Office on Discovery People's Architecture Office on Discovery
2015.04.16 Courtyard House Plugin Wins Two Awards Courtyard House Plugin Wins Two Awards
2015.06.12 A+ Awards + Collective Design Fair Awards Gala
2016.04.13 Tubular Baitasi Wins Architizer Award Tubular Baitasi Wins Architizer Award
2017.06.20 NEW B CORP! NEW B CORP!
2017.12.30 Recent activities Recent activities
2018.02.10 Leping Office Comes into Use Leping Office Comes into Use
2018.02.28 PAO was Selected as One of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies 2018 PAO was Selected as One of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies 2018
2018.06.15 PAO Visits the Venice Binnacle for the Third Time PAO Visits the Venice Binnacle for the Third Time
2011.09.26 Lecture at CAFA PIDO/PAO was invited to CAFA to give a lecture on the work close to the one year anniversary of our office. Students asked challenging questions that brought about interesting discussions on core issues facing designers today.
2016.04.09 3ESPACE 3ESPACE
2016.03.18 K11 URBAN SENSE K11 URBAN SENSE
2016.01.10 Shanghai Art & Design 2016 Shanghai Art & Design 2016
2016.01.08 PAO and PIDO featured in the China Design Exhibition PAO and PIDO featured in the China Design Exhibition
2015.12.26 BCAC Exhibition BCAC exhibition
2015.12.15 RH Communtiy Center Structure RH Communtiy Center Structure
2015.12.12 HKU final review HKU final review
2015.12.10 UABBSZ talk UABBSZ talk
2015.11.30 UABBHK opening UABBHK opening
2015.11.09 WAF Award WAF Award
2015.10.01 Baitasi BJDW Opening Baitasi BJDW opening
2015.08.15 Lane Crawford Opening Lane Crawford Opening
2015.07.20 Social Housing Workshop MIT Social Housing Workshop
2014.11.12 COART Festival COART Festival
2014.10.30 The Roof-sealing Ceremony of Riverside Heights Residences The Roof-sealing Ceremony of Riverside Heights Residences
2014.06.07 Venice Binnacle Venice Binnacle
2014.05.10 Social Innovative Week Social Innovative Week
2014.05.09 International Property Awards International Property Awards
2013.03.30 Talk Show - CCTV-News Up Close PAO was interviewed in the Talk Show - CCTV-News Up Close.
2012.12.10 Nomination for China Design Exhibition 2012 Nomination for China Design Exhibition 2012
2012.08.14 Press of 21 cake Press of 21 cake
2012.06.25 Lecture at Chongqing University Lecture - Design for the People
2012.05.30 Mockup - 21Cake Mockup - 21Cake
2012.05.20 Under Construction - Riverside Heights Sales Center Under Construction - Riverside Heights Sales Center
2012.04.26 21cake Office Comes into Use 21cake Office Comes into Use
2012.04.22 Publication on Gooood Publication on Gooood