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Danwei TV: A chat with star architect Ma Yansong

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Ma Yansong (马岩松) is a young architect whose Beijing firm Mad recently won an international competion for the design of a landmark residential tower in Mississauga, Canada's seventh largest city (pictured). Dubbed the 'Marilyn Monroe Building', it is a spectacular and sensuous skyscraper that was the favorite choice of the judges, the press and the public.

Danwei TV recently caught up with Ma and asked him some questions about the Marilyn Monroe Building, and his views on architecture in China.

This video is also available at Danwei TV where there links to different formats and video websites. To see more of Mad's work, take a look at their website.

Credits: This video was shot and edited by Luke Mines, the clip is presented by Jeremy Goldkorn, with music by Fernando Fidanza and Jerry Chan.


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There are currently 3 Comments for Danwei TV: A chat with star architect Ma Yansong.

Comments on Danwei TV: A chat with star architect Ma Yansong

Great interview and video. Really enjoyed it.

Love the shoes!

This was the most rewarding experience I have had at this website. It was much better than your Muzi Mei segment, as you allowed Ma's personality to come through.

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