C+ Architects, established by the architect Cheng Yanchun and his partner in Beijing, 2014. The studio focuses on the issues of the city and the countryside, and believes that architecture is the medium of the communication between people and nature, trying to realize the harmonious symbiosis among human, environment and society. The studio seeks to resolve essential conflicts through simple design, and tries to achieve maximum design value while exploring and creating more possibilities. At the same time, the projects of C+ Architects consistently pursuit of beauty, as well as regards design as the link between tradition and future.
C+ Architects has a range of diverse projects, involving urban regeneration, housing, galleries, schools, renovation of old buildings, hotels, rural renewal, etc. The studio 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 and 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, the 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.
As a young firm, C+ Architects' design work is gaining professional recognition. It has been published in many well-known social media and magazines such as Dezeen, ArchDaily, Designboom, Gooood, 《Wallpaper》, 《domus》, and 《Architectural Journals》, also has received major awards including the Architizer A+Awards in New York City.