Atelier FCJZ

Architecture Firm Beijing / China

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Atelier FCJZ
FCJZ was established by Yung Ho Chang and Lijia Lu in 1993.
In the past two decades, FCJZ has always believed in the value of design, emphasized research and methodology, and pursued innovations in the craft of making buildings as well as products. Today, FCJZ is a multi-disciplinary practice whose outputs range from community to jewelry. The firm’s work has also appeared in many architectural journals internationally as well as on major design web sites.
Completed buildings of FCJZ include Xishu Bookstore, Morningside Mathematics Building, Villa Shanyujian, Split House, Villa Shizilin, Ufida R&D Center No. 1, King’s Joy restaurant, and Chang An Club with villas in Tongzhou in Beijing; the Bay villas, Shanghai Corporate Pavilion for the Expo 2010, Shangduli (Site 1),Audi Haus (car display installation) and Community Cultural Center of Jiading Industry Zone, and Vertical Glass House in Shanghai; as well as Shipai Town Hall in Guangdong, Jishou University Mixed Use Building & Huang Yongyu Museum in Hunan, Samho Publishiing House in Paju, Korea, Hebei Education Publishing House in Shijiazhuang, Tang Palace restaurants in Shanghai and Hangzhou, Museum Bridge in Anren, Sichuan.
Currently, Norvatis R&D Campus and Advertisement and Creation Base of Jiading Industry Zone in Shanghai, Moet Hennessy Shangri-la Winery in Yunnan, Harmony Island villas in Suzhou, and the SZTV tower in Shenzhen are under construction. On product design front, FCJZ has produced Thick Thin Fold screen, Hulu dinnerware for JIA, Lotus Leave tray for Alessi, etc. Ta combo furniture set for Muji is also in the stores in both Japan and China.
Atelier FCJZ received Progressive Architecture Citation in 1996 for a hillside housing project in Southern China, a WA China Architecture Award in 2004 and Business Week / Architectural Record China Award in 2006 for Villa Shizilin, and China Architectural Arts Award in 2004 for Hebei Education Publishing House, among other honors.
FCJZ has held solo exhibitions of its work at Apex Art in New York in 1999, Harvard University in 2002, Chambers Gallery in New York in 2005, and MIT in 2007 and was invited to create an installation Poly & Chai in the central court at Victoria & Albert Museum in London in 2008. In 2012, FCJZ held a major retrospective at UCCA in Beijing entitled Yung Ho Chang + FCJZ: Material-ism. The firm has also participated in numerous international art and architecture exhibitions and biennials. Products and architectural models by FCJZ are in the permanent collection at V&A, Echigo-Tsumari Land Art Triennale in Japan, National Art Museum of China in Beijing, He Xiangning Art Museum in Shanzhen, and M+ in Hong Kong.
Atelier FCJZ
Atelier FCJZ

FCJZ was established by Yung Ho Chang and Lijia Lu in 1993. In the past two decades, FCJZ has always believed in the value of design, emphasized research and methodology, and pursued innovations in the craft of making buildings as well as products. Today, FCJZ is a multi-disciplinary practice whose outputs range from community to jewelry. The firm’s work has also appeared in many architectural journals internationally as well as on major design web sites. Completed buildings of FCJZ include...