Making A Scene: Architect Ma Yansong

Mad Architects

Facing down critics and mediocrity with a bold vision for the future, will he usher in a new era of architecture?

There are two forms through which an architect can make a grand statement in America today: the condominium and the museum. Both require the patronage of the wealthy, but the museum—as an institution at the intersection of culture, politics, money, and identity—continues to reign supreme as the ultimate expression of the discipline. But it’s also the bigger target. In the era of social media...

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