He Jingtang

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jingtang He
Born 1938 (1938) (age 79)
Guangdong, China
Occupation Architect

He Jingtang (Chinese: 何镜堂; born 1938 Guangdong, China) is a prominent Chinese architect and and a the head of the architecture program at the South China University of Technology's school of architecture whose works include the wrestling and badminton venues built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the Chinese Pavilion sometimes referred to as the "Crown of China" for Expo 2010 which was held in Shanghai and later reopened as the China Art Museum. More recently designed the new campus of the University of Macau which was completed in 2013.[1]

In 2016 the Dachang Muslim Cultural Center designed by Jintang opened outside Beijing. It features a colonnade of petal-shaped arches that in turn give birth to an illuminated walkway around the outline of cultural centre[2][3]

Jingtang participated in the 2016 Venice Biennale of Architecture, in an exhibit named "PLACE, CULTURE, TIME He Jingtang: Design for Drastically Changing China”".[4]

China pavilion

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Profile for the South China University of Technology - [1]
  • University of Macau project - [2]