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OPEN’s new book, Reinventing Cultural Architecture: A Radical Vision by OPEN published by Rizzoli is available now.

Drawing on a series of conversations with OPEN’s founding partners Li Hu and Huang Wenjing, and site visits to six recent groundbreaking projects, architecture writer Catherine Shaw describes how OPEN is reinventing and responding to China’s complex and fast-changing cultural landscape with projects that mark a new era for contemporary Chinese cultural architecture.

Foreword by Aric Chen, contributions by Martino Stierli, this book presents the radical architectural strategies and poetic cultural projects developed by OPEN, and the opportunities and challenges that arise from redefining built forms.

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