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Illinois School of Architecture | Fall 2023 Lecture Series

Li Han & Hu Yan

Li Han and Hu Yan are co-founders of Beijing-based Drawing Architecture Studio. Deriving inspiration from architecture, art, popular culture, and daily life, they explore the possibilities of image, space, and urban studies through various media such as architectural drawings, models, art installations, comics, and books. They are the recipients of numerous prizes, including the 2021 DAM Architectural Book Award, the Overall Winner in the 2018 WAF Architecture Drawing Prize, and the Second Prize in the 2016 RIBA Journal Eye Line Drawing Competition. Their work has been exhibited at the 4th Chicago Architecture Biennial; the Chinese Pavilion and Japan Pavilion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale; the 7th and 9th Shenzhen / Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture, among others. Their work has been acquired by MoMA, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney; Macao Museum of Art; Pingshan Art Museum in Shenzhen; and, Wind H Art Center in Beijing. Their publications include A Little Bit of Beijing (2013); A Little Bit of Beijing · Dashilar (2015); The Joy of Architectural Drawing (2018); Hutong Mushroom (2018) and Apartment Blossom (2021).(From Event Page Website)

Illinois School of Architecture Lecture | Fall 2023

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