About ZXD Architects
ZXD Architects is a special team. The team makes significant efforts into innovation and originality. No matter how large a project’s area is, we expect that people throughout the world would pay attention to what the project renders. Not only do our works depend on existing knowledge, but also lay emphasis on emotional responses to a scene, thus forming an innovative idea and concept. This is a journey to a discovery, and we hope we are a pioneer.
Currently, architecture has become public artworks. The architect Xiaodi Zhu and the team have expanded their horizons to contemporary arts in related fields. And we regard visitors’ interaction with our works as completion of interpretations of spaces. We originate a new type of art －Architecture Installation.
See Wutai Mountain Theater again (2015);
Horqin Celebrities’ Museum (2015);
See Dunhuang Theater again (2016);
West Grinding Factory Minzhi Search Institute (2016);
Tian’an Time Art Center (2017);
Beijing Sub-center Administrative Office Area (2017);
Dunhuang Tourist Center (2018);
Maiji Mountain Tourist Center (2019);
Wukesong Ice Sports Center (2020);
Kaizhou City Gallery (2021).
About Xiaodi Zhu
Gradated with a degree in Architecture from Architecture School of Tsinghua University;
Senior Engineer with Professor Level;
National First-class Registered Architect,
Entitled Expert with the State Council Allowance;
Committee Member and Deputy Director in Architectural Design Committee of Science and Technology for the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China;
Committee Member in Green and Energy-Efficient Building for the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China;
Deputy Director in Architectural Art Committee of Chinese Artists Association;
Concurrent Professor at Tsinghua University;
Visiting Professor at Central Academy of Fine Arts;
With the advent of the information era, architects’ unilateral interpretation is decomposed and diluted in power. The means of mass communication requires more openness in architecture. In order to fill the gap released by Internets, the discipline Architecture needs to gather more energy, and to expand and push forward architectural boundaries.
Xiaodi Zhu aims to draw contemporary arts’ philosophy and methods into architecture design, insisting on challenge of existing cognitive framework with critical thinking, advancement of thinking deeply by rational thought and mind, taking advantage of metaphorical approach to bring a new life to architecture. In process of design, Xiaodi Zhu gets rid of all of preconceived experience, regard every creative work as a new exploration of path, respond to the scene here and now for each project through humble attitude and sensitive perception, and get inspired by emotion and feeling.
It is the most representative topic of dialogue and integration between the oriental and the west. We can grasp the future direction more precisely for study and research of traditional cultures. Xiaodi Zhu believes that architecture is able to reconstruct the relationship between human beings and the nature, and human beings and histories, thus realizing the modern development of Chinese architecture.