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Chinese gov says no to weird architecture

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Chinese government says no more weird architecture

Feb 28, 2016 Nicole Frost

Chinese gov says no to weird architecture

The Rem Koolhaas-designed headquarters for CCTV – the Chinese national TV broadcaster. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s Central Urban Work Conference was held two months ago – the first time since 1978. And it’s signalled the end of the trend of strange and showy urban architecture.

The State Council, China’s cabinet and the Communist Party Central committee has published a directive to end the building of weird, oversized projects, as well as calling time on gated communities.

The weird architecture trend showed “a lack of cultural confidence and some city official’s distorted attitude about political achievements”, according to President Xi Jinping​.

Rather, buildings should be aimed at being “suitable, economic, green and pleasing to the eye”, reflecting the local geography and the Chinese national character.

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