Principal of Drawing Architecture Studio, Class 1 Registered Architect in China
Li Han, Principal of Drawing Architecture Studio, Class 1 Registered Architect in China, graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts and RMIT University. His publication includes A Little Bit of Beijing, A Little Bit of Beijing · Dashilar, Hutong Mushroom, Apartment Blossom, and Chinese translation of Atlas of Novel Tectonics. He was the Overall winner of 2018 WAF Architecture Drawing Prize and won the Second Place at 2016 RIBA Journal Eye Line Drawing Competition. His works have been exhibited in the Chinese Pavilion and Japan Pavilion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, the 7th Shenzhen / Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture, Architecture in Comic-Strip Form at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, and many others; and are in the permanent collections of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum. Drawing Architecture Studio, Established in 2013 by Li Han and Hu Yan in Beijing and committed to architectural drawing, architectural design, and urban studies. Through their practice, DAS explores the potential of architectural drawing as a unique medium to document, represent, and critique social realities in the context of contemporary urbanization. They derive inspiration from the tradition of architectural representation and integrates influences from Pop Art, aesthetics of postmodernism, and contemporary popular culture to create magnificent urban landscape. Their drawings are featured with high density, complex details, and flat style for the representation of diversified contemporary urban culture.