SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Ma Yansong becomes first Chinese architect recognised by Young Global Leaders programme

Founding Principal of MAD Architects Ma Yansong has become the first ever Chinese architect to be recognised by the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders (YGL) programme.

Yansong is one of 214 young leaders from 66 countries recognised in the 2014 forum. The programme honours individuals under the age of 40 that have achieved exceptional professional accomplishments and lead others in a journey towards positively shaping the world for future generations.

“The YGL Community assembles the world’s most outstanding next-generation leaders who have a proven record of extraordinary achievement and helps them further develop in their leadership journey,” said David Aikman, Managing Director and Head of New Champions at the World Economic Forum.

“The community provides its members with a peer network that challenges them to not only do more, but to be more. Being part of the YGL community is a transformational experience, where leaders turn their personal success into global significance and positive impact in their countries, industries and areas of expertise.”

IN BRIEF
Friday 14 March 2014
Donna van Milligen Bielke wins Dutch Prix de Rome Architecture 2014 prize
Mon 20 Oct 2014
Piercy & Company’s Berners Street scheme in London, UK gets council go-ahead
Fri 17 Oct 2014
Joseph Aliotta joins Perkins Eastman New York office as principal
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Benoy-designed Galerie Šantovka wins Building of the Year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014
Photography team Hufton + Crow win Arcaid Images’ Architectural Photographer of the year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014
University College London receives planning approval for £9.3m Wilkins Terrace and Refectory redevelopment
Tue 14 Oct 2014
Canada’s Lemay completes acquisition of 3 firms; boosts international presence,multidisciplinary offering
Tue 14 Oct 2014
2014 edition of Meeting Architecture lecture, exhibition and event programme opens at the British School at Rome
Mon 13 Oct 2014