MAT Office

Founded by TANG Kangshuo and ZHANG Miao in 2013, MAT Office is a research and design studio started in Rotterdam and now practicing in Beijing. It is an office dedicating to the observation and speculation of emerging issues within the contemporary urbanization process while strategically seeking architectural possibilities based upon these principles.

MAT Office focuses on working, living and leisure space of young people community. Since 2014, MAT Office initiated the research project on future working space, Office 3.0, which has been accompanied by extensive results from research and design projects and was published in 2016. MAT office has also started research and design projects on community renewal and shared living space products. The recent architectural practice of MAT Office is mainly on co-working space, shared living space, community design, cultural education design, and public space design, brought by the new round of urban regeneration. MAT Office develops a series of proposals on the perspective of urban design, strategy of social and spatial transformations as well as architectural design.

MAT Office is also actively involved in exhibitions, teaching and cultural events. Their design works are widely reported by well-known media in and out of China, such as World Architecture, Urban Architecture, Domus, Designboom, Gooood, Archdaily, FRAME, bob, INTERINI and IDEAT, MAT Office participated in the 15th and 16thVenice Architecture Biennale. TANG Kangshuo and ZHANG Miao also participated in the open studio teaching in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harbin Institute of Technology, Chinese Academy of Fine Art and Tsinghua University.

MAT Office(超级建筑)是创立于荷兰鹿特丹的一个设计和研究事务所,2014年回到北京进行建筑实践。MAT Office主要致力于观察和思考当下城市化进程中不断涌现的问题, 并以此为基础引发对建筑设计领域可能性的探讨。MAT Office关注当下城市中年轻群体的工作、居住和交往空间。从2014年开始,MAT Office 开展了对未来办公空间的研究课题 Office 3.0,该课题伴随着研究报告和设计项目取得了丰富的成果并于2016年结集出版。2014-2018年,唐康硕和张淼参与到北京老旧小区的社区更新和社区设计的课题研究,并正在通过教学工作坊、研究型设计的形式推进,同时也展开了一系列相关设计实践。自2016年开始,MAT Office通过项目实践的机会也开始了对于长租公寓和共享居住产品模式的研究。

MAT Office 近年来的建筑实践主要集中在由新一轮城市更新所带来的共享办公、共享居住、共享社区、文化教育等相关领域,以及城市公共建筑和公共空间的创新设计。事务所通过一系列项目和研究作品,在城市设计、城市与社会和空间转型策略以及建筑设计等多种角度给出提议。MAT Office 也积极参与展览、教学和文化活动的组织与设计。事务所近年来的作品受到 世界建筑、城市建筑、Domus、Designboom、Gooood、Archdaily、FRAME 、bob、Interini、IDEAT理想家等海内外众多知名媒体的广泛报道,事务所作品曾入选第十六届威尼斯建筑双年展平行展。

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