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WAI Architecture Think Tank

Beijing, China


WAI Architecture Think Tank is an international studio practicing architecture, urbanism, and architectural research, founded in Brussels in 2008 by Cruz García and Nathalie Frankowski. Currently, the studio and its parallel art practice Garcia Frankowski are based in Beijing. WAI Architecture Think Tank takes a panoramic approach to architecture, encompassing theoretical texts, artifacts, narrative architectures, buildings, and urban and cultural conditions. The studio’s work ranges from the conception of intelligent buildings and master plans to the production of critical research projects and innovative publications. Recent international projects include the shortlisted design of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) in Moscow, and the publication of Pure Hardcore Icons: A Manifesto on Pure Form in Architecture (Artifice Books on Architecture, 2013).

CAB 1 Contribution

Project Overview

Narrative Architecture: A Manifesto

The City is the Site