RCA SHOW 2012

Haiwei Xie

Architecture


Model

Wood

40 x 40 x 12 cm


A lineage of disruptive technologies has had a deleterious effect on the family structure and social functions of the British domestic setting. Can new sociologies from Brazil, Russia, India and China, which are forming the majority of Londons immigration, reinvigorate the traditional London 'BRIC'(K) house

The 'BRIC' house is a high-quality, high-density and low-price housing development proposal creating multicultural communal spaces for single people, single parents and immigrants in Chelsea Barracks, which is trying to respond to the question: how can technologies change the relationship between family and house?



+44 (0)7598 799 528

haiwei.xie@network.rca.ac.uk

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Specialism: ADS4


Supported by: Nicky Koller, Rosy Head and Thomas Greenall


CV

Degrees

BA, Architecture, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, 2010

Experience

Internship, DADA Architect, Beijing, China, 2009; Internship, Beijing Institue of Archiecture Design, Beijing, China, 2007; Internship, Strategy Architectural Design Co Ltd, Beijing, China, 2006

Exhibitions

Work-in-progress Show, Royal College of Art, 2012; Work-in-progress Show, Royal College of Art, 2011; Designing Connected Places, Torino World Design Capital, Castello di Pollenzo, Turin, Italy, 2008; National Outstanding Student Work Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, 2007

Awards

Second prize, CAFA Scholarship, 2008; First prize, CAFA Excellent Students' Work, 2007; Winner, Revit Cup National Architectural Professional Instruction and Evaluation Event, 2007