Christopher Scoates joins the MAD in New York as Director after a stint at Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum in Michigan.

Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:13

Studio Job Mad House

For their New York solo debut, the Belgian designers have put together a typically exuberant snapshot of their 16-year career, says Caia Hagel

Published in Review
Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

Harbin Opera House

Ma Yansong’s extraordinary cultural complex in the Chinese city emerges from the wetlands of the Songhua river like a coiled reptile, says Julian Worrall. And it only gets more life-like the closer you get ...

Published in Features
Thursday, 11 August 2011 11:55

Profile: Ma Yansong

Ma Yansong shot to fame when he became the first Chinese architect to win a major international competition. Now, with those winning towers approaching completion, he reflects on what it means to represent a country and a generation – and keep from becoming stale.

Published in Features
Friday, 04 March 2011 14:24

Issue 094 out now

Icon 094 is out now! This month we explore the idea of originality in architecture and design by focusing on the work of two young practices. On the cover we have an illustration by Nick Morley of MAD's Absolute Towers which are topping out in Canada.

Published in NEWS
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 21:15

Ma Yansong's Hutong Bubble

Ma Yansong's silver blob that could save historic Beijing.

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