C+ Architects, established by the architect Cheng Yanchun and his partner in Beijing in 2014. The studio focuses on the issues of the city and the countryside, and C+ Architects believes that the architecture is the medium of the communication between people and nature, and trying to realize the harmonious symbiosis among human, environment and society. The studio seeks to resolve essential conflicts through simple and creative design, and tries to achieve design value maximum, while exploring and creating more possibilities. At the same time, the project of C+ Architects consistently pursuit of beauty, and regards design as the link between tradition and future.
C+ Architects has a range of diverse projects, involving urban renewal, housing, galleries, schools, renovation of old buildings, hotels, rural renewal, etc. The studio has made breakthroughs in various kinds of projects, and has made new developments in both the project itself and the professional fields. In addition to the architectural projects, the studio is also zealously participated in the art activities or public services related to urban and rural renewal.
The symbol “+” can be understood as “home” in Chinese, referring the basic unit of the city and the fundamental cell of human society. Design is not just a tool for solving problems; it will affect life and ultimately becomes life itself. Moreover, construction work requires full cooperation between different professionals, which means “+” also stands for a gesture of open mind, and make the original architectural dreams come true together.
C + Architects had won important domestic and international awards including the Architizer A+Awards in New York City. The works have been published in many magazines such as Dezeen, Archdaily, Designboom and other media, like Wallpaper, Domus, and Architectural Journals.