Scale of Expression and the Importance of Hand

Full price: $67.00
Member: $50.00


Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

From the 2013 National Architecture Conference MAD Architects are adept at achieving seductive forms and surfaces within a vast range of construction contexts, from China to Canada, small to large scale. Yosuke Hayano's presentation will paint a picture of resourcefulness through design aspiration.

AACA Competency: Design


Yosuke Hayano: MAD architects, China

Yosuke Hayano, along with Ma Yansong and Dang Qun, leads MAD architects, a practice founded in 2004 and based in China and Tokyo. The three directors were awarded the Young Architecture Award from the New York Institute of Architects in 2006 and the 2011 RIBA International Fellowship. The office earned worldwide attention in 2006 by winning an international competition to design a residential tower near Toronto, which was completed in 2012. MAD develops futuristic architecture based on a contemporary interpretation of the eastern spirit of nature, exemplified by the acclaimed Ordos Museum in Mongolia.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • Formal assessment

    Length of course

    1 hour

    Continuing professional development hours


    1 formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Assess the urban situation and design buildings that fit the urban space
  • Choose appropriate materials to suit different architectural
  • Evaluate the impact of scale on architectural expression
  • Recall projects that adapt construction and fabrication methods to the culture in which they exist

    National Competency Standards in Architecture



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    Member $50.00
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