What About WAI Exhibition?

What About It? Solo exhibition in 798 Art Zone, Beijing

CU Space will hold from the 3rd to the 17th of September “What About It?” a solo exhibition of WAI Architecture Think Tank.

The exhibition will show for the first time a forensic conglomeration of the visual provocations, graphic narratives, research and architectural projects, produced by WAI since 2008.

Located in 798 Art Zone, the main art district in Beijing, CU Space has become one of the most active frontlines of contemporary art, architecture and design in the Chinese Capital.

CU Space

798 Art Zone . 798艺术区


Opening Reception. 开幕酒会: Sept 3 . 6:00 pm

Exhibition . 展会: Sept . 3-17 . 2011

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am-6:30pm

706 Beisanjie, 798 ART Zone, Jiuxianqiao Rd.Nr.2 100015 Beijing, China



What About Conditioning the Urban Genealogy?

WAI has been featured in Conditions

WAI’s graphic genealogy Cities of the Avant-Garde has been featured in the 8th issue of Conditions Magazine. The graphic timeline is the first part of an ongoing research project on the evolution of the ideal cities of the avant-garde. The chronology includes projects and visions of the urban intelligentsia since the 1900’s and speculates on the future of the shapes of urbanism in the next hundred years.

With a whole new layout, the graphic concept of Conditions has been tweaked by Norwegian design studio Skin Design. The latest issue of the Scandinavian magazine includes interviews of Danish journalist, tv producer, art administrator and director of Den Danske Filmskole Paul Nesgaard, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design’s president Ilya Oskolkov Tsentsiper, Mateo Arquitectura’s principal Josep Lluís Mateo, Harvard GSD dean and professor Mohsen Mostafavi, and Norwegian provocateurs Fantastic Norway.

To order a copy of this or previous issues, or to subscribe to Conditions go here.

Cities of the avant-garde and other pieces of WAI will be soon exhibited in WAI’s first solo exhibition “What About It?” in Beijing’s Art Capital 798 Art Zone in September. For more information stay tuned to WAI.