Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu sitting on a bench at the Xiangshan Campus, which he and his wife designed, at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. Photo: Reuters

Pritzker Prize-winning Chinese architect Wang Shu battles to save China’s traditional rural building style amid rampant urbanisation

Wang Shu and his wife, Lu Wenyu, of China’s Amateur Architecture Studio want to protect Chinese culture and history by returning to artisanal building techniques and the use of materials such as natural stone, wood and bamboo

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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu sitting on a bench at the Xiangshan Campus, which he and his wife designed, at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. Photo: Reuters
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