05/04/2013: Exhibition in Shanghai

„Response and Responsibility. Works by gmp and their Academy for Architectural Culture (aac)“

Results of the workshops of the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac), which was founded by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), will be exhibited at the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center from 11 to 20 April 2013.

Under the title “Response and Responsibility”, the internationally active architectural practice offers an insight into the work of the aac, focusing on the workshop entitled “Urban Exchange: Hamburg – Shanghai. Architecture for the Demands of Today’s Urban Population”.

The objective of the workshop was to develop concepts for affordable housing in Shanghai and its partner city, Hamburg. In addition, gmp Architects will show a selection of their completed projects in order to demonstrate how their design approach deals with important architectural issues, and how the practice’s guidelines can assist in developing possible solutions. The exhibition is realised together with the Greenland Holding Group, one of China’s leading property companies.

Visitors to the exhibition opening will be addressed and welcomed by Prof. Meinhard von Gerkan and Dr. Hu Jing, Vice President of the Greenland Holding Group. Further welcome addresses will be given by the German Consul General in Shanghai, Dr. Wolfgang Röhr, and Prof. Zheng Shiling, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. gmp partners Nikolaus Goetze and Stephan Schütz will give an introduction to the exhibition.

Julia Ackermann

Exhibition opening: 11 April, 4:00 P.M.
Exhibition venue: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, 100 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai, China
Exhibition period: 11 to 20 April 2013