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May 30, 2009

The "Mad" World of MA Yansong

While in Beijing, the CCS Blogger had exclusive access to MAD, one of the most exciting architecture firms in the world and one of the very few private architecture firms in China. MAD was founded by MA Yansong (马岩松), whose best-known building is perhaps the construction project nicknamed the "Marilyn Monroe Building" in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Front door - check out the firm name in faint lettering

Sitting area with MAD-designed furniture

Closer look of the foot rest

Two views of the "Marilyn Monroe Building" are on the right

Posted by zzhu at May 30, 2009 11:43 AM