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The house is the amateur architecture approach to the infinitely spontaneous order. Built spontaneously, illegally and temporarily, amateur architecture is equal to professional architecture. One problem of professional architecture is, that it thinks too much of a building. this summer a retrospective exhibition of the work of amateur architecture studio at the arc en rêve centre darchitecture in bordeaux, organized in partnership with the louisiana museum of modern art in denmark, showcases five projects with a series of. Vr film offers preview of amateur architecture studios linan history museum. amateur architecture studio was founded in 1998 by wang shu and lu wenyu in hangzhou, china. Their approach is based around a critique of the architectural profession which they view as complicit in the demolition of entire urban areas and the transformation of rural areas through excessive building. founder of amateur architecture studio and head of architecture at the china academy of art, wang shu was the first chinese architect to hold harvards graduate school of design (gsd) kenzo tange. Wang shu amateur architecture studio is the first major book on the recent work of architect wang shu, pritzker price winner in 2012, and his wife lu wenyu. Together they have run amateur architecture studio, based in hangzhou, china, for nearly 20 years. The work of amateur architecture points toward the future without abandoning the past, and reclaims chinas great architectural heritage through new synthetic models, new archetypes, and ultimately a. photos by lu wenyu, courtesy of amateur architecture studio since 2000, wang shu has been the head of the architecture department of the china academy of art in hangzhou, the institution where he did research on the environment and architecture when he. Amateur architecture studio, ningbo contemporary art museum, 2005. Wang shus use of materials both exploits and exposes chinas reckless approach to building.