Yangzhou Science & Technology Museum won the first prize and was approved from local government. Have a length of 300 meters and cover an area of nearly 100,000 square meters, It is landmark for Yangzhou City 2500 anniversary celebration square.
“CIPEA 4# House”was introduced by Japanese architecture magazine GA Houses 131.
The HKIA Cross-Strait Architectural Design Award 2013 was announced recently. Three Gold Awards were unveiled among nominations of the outstanding designs in Cross-Strait regions over the past 10 years .AZL’s project “Concrete Slit House” won the Gold Award, “Three Courtyard Community Centre” won Merit Award.
<Contemporary Architects Series—Zhang Lei> published by China Architecture & Building Press was officially released.
Invited by Arata Isozaki & Associates and the administrative commission of Zhengdong New Distict,AZL took part in the group design of the inner ring of Zhengdong New District Longhu CBD,“C4-06, C4-15” plot schemes by AZL was aproved & well commented.
“Nanjing University Staff Club” was introduced by Japanese architecture magazine GA DOCUMENT International 2012.
Korean architecture & art magazine SPACE 528 introduced five of AZL’s projects
Prof.Zhang Lei was invited to give a speech entitled “Advanced Architecture” in an Symposium “Systainability and Holistic in an Environmental Space of Arcitecture and Urban” held in Seoul on Nov. 8.
The design discussion forum for ALESSI tray project was held on September 29 in The Commune of the Great Wall. "Heaven and Earth Plate", Prof. Zhang Lei's work, will be officially produced early next year.
"VERSO EST. Chinese Architectural Landscape" exhibition opened on 28th, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome. Seven pieces of AZL’s works were shown in the exhibition.
Prof. Zhang Lei was invited to be jury member for Wienerberger Brick Award 2012, and attended the event during 15th to 17th of February.
Ten of AZL’s latest projects was published in April issue of《World Architecture》magazine on theme of Material Volition, Presenting Zhang Lei’s design philosophy of “richness in simplicity, strangeness in familiarity”.
Changsha North Star Delta Project Showing center has been completed and open to the public during Oct. 1st National Holidays
Xiamen Vanke Jinyuhuafu Development Project Showing center has been completed and open to the public during Oct. 1st National Holidays
Prof. Zhang Lei was invited by Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine in Paris to give a lecture on Palais de Chaillot and animate a workshop at the école d'architecture de Versailles. The lecture entitled “Contextual Simplicity” presents the latest works of AZL on Oct 18th.
CIPEA 4# House & Brick House was presented in Rising East – New Chinese Architecture 2000-2010 Exhibition opened Oct. 15th in Vitra Design Museum. The exhibition was curatored by Fang Zhenning
New Fourth Army Jiangnan Headquarter Exhibition Hall & Brick House was included in architecture book Collection: Asian Architecture by Braun Publishing
AZL Hangzhou office won the first prize in invited Design competition “Ningbo Bank Museum” on Aug 21th. The competition was organized by Ningbo City Planning Bureau Yinzhou Branch office. Ningbo Bank Museum project is supposed to be built in 2011.
Prof. Zhang Lei was invited to visit Alessi’s headquarter in Milan on July 19th for two days workshop of (Un)Forbidden City Project for Alessi, discussing ongoing tray design project with Alessi and other participating architects.
Dutch Architecture Magazine Mark Jun/Jul issue introduced Zhang Lei and AZL’s four recent projects in its Viewpoint Column “Man of Mark”. “I am simple man” is the topic of architecture writer Bert de Muynck’s text of introduction
Two projects “Concrete Slit House” & “Yangzhou Community Center” from Zhang Lei / AZL are published in Lotus 141, the special issue with theme of “New Settlements in China”
Zhang Lei was invited to participate in “ordos20+10” project, 20 Chinese architects and 10 international architects are involved in the affair organized by Dongsheng District Urban planning Bureau of Ordos, Conceiving a large scale interesting office cluster for this fast developing inter Mongolia city
“Yangzhou Community Center” is published in domus 933, Second time Zhang Lei’s project exposed in domus after “Brick House” in 914
New 4th Army Jiangnan Headquarter Exhibition Hall was published in “Architecture Now Museums” by Taschen
《Taiwan Architecture》2010/01 introduces Zhang Lei’s thoughts & projects in the theme of “New Generation of Chinese Architects”
MD, an international magazine of design in Germany introduced Concrete Slit House in its 2009/12 issue in topic of “Contrasts United”
Zhang Lei was invited to join a team of architects to do the renovation project for a factory into creative & recreation district in Chengdu by Chengdu Media Group
Zhang Lei was invited to participate in the panel discussion “Architecture & Literature” in Shenzhen, Concrete Slit House was selected early as one of 9 Buildings for 9 writers to conceive a novel for 3rd Shenzhen Biennale
AZL won the invited design competition “Zhengzhou Zhengdong Urban Planning Exhibition Hall & Public Underground Parking”.
Based on AZL Atelier Zhanglei, AZL Architects Established in Nanjing & Hangzhou on June 2009
Zhang Lei was named by 《Icon》 Magazine as one of 20 architects who are transforming the future and changing the way we work.
“Brick House” & “Concrete Slit House” was published in《Architecture Now Houses》by Taschen
AZL Atelier Zhanglei was selected into one of the ten architecture offices around the world as Design Vanguard 2008 by《Architectural Record》
AZL’s “Concrete Slit House” was entered as honorable mention project by ar+d world emerging architecture awards 2008 by《Architectural Review》
《Domus》introduced Brick House with the title of “SEARCHING NEAR” in its May volume
《A+U》China gave the special report on Atelier Zhanglei and its five built projects in its No.20 volume
Zhanglei was invited to participate the exhibition” Building China: Five projects, Five stories” ,and gave a speech in Center for Architecture in New York.