2018 annual convention of Architectural Society of China in my city Quanzhou

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The 2018 Annual Convention of the Architectural Society of China closed yesterday on May 20th in my home city Quanzhou (Zayton). Among 800+ attendees were eight academicians from the Chinese Academy of Engineering and eleven Masters of National Engineering Survey and Design.

Secretary ZHONG Ji-shou presided over the opening ceremony on the morning of May 19.

(从左至右)泉州市鲤城区区长许宏程、福建省住建厅副厅长蒋金明、泉州市市委常委常务副市长张永宁、何镜堂院士、赵琦副理事长、泉州

District head of Licheng (Carp-shaped city, downtown Quanzhou) XU Hong-cheng, Deputy director of Housing and Urban-rural Development Department of Fujian province JIANG Jin-ming, Vice mayor of Quanzhou Municipal Government ZHANG Yong-ning, one of the 9 winners of 2001 the 1st Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize HE Jing-tang, vice president of ASC ZHAO Qi, and head of the Office of Quanzhou Ancient City LI Bo-qun, from left to right, above, jointly launched an initiative called “Lighting the Homeland” , which will choose 20 buildings of traditional style and features in Quanzhou’s West Street area for 10 design teams to renovate, expert panel headed by academician HE Jing-tang will then offer technical guidance and decide the Schematic Design Award and Construction Achievement Award in the final.

中国工程院院士,西安建筑科技大学建筑学院院长刘加平主持主旨报告会

Following the opening ceremony, Dean LIU Jia-ping of College of Architecture at Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology chaired the keynote symposium, where Academician NIE Jian-guo, Academician CUI Kai, Professor LI Xiao-jiang, and Researcher WANG Jun at the Palace Museum each delivered a wonderful speech respectively.

中国工程院院士中国建筑学会副理事长崔愷

When asked about the impressions of Quanzhou, Academician CUI Kai, above, said he likes the city with not only long history and deep culture also very beautiful natural surroundings. He gladly saw well-preserved objects of primitive ecology in Luo-Yang Ancient Stone Bridge constructed in the year of 1053 and those old streets, which is distinct from other tourist places.

2018年5月17日上午“致敬中国经典”第一、二批中国20世纪建筑遗产项目展泉州威远楼开幕

“Tribute to Chinese Classics” the 20th-century Chinese Architectural Heritage exhibition opened at WEI YUAN LOU built in about 1300 years ago on May 17 until the month end, which displayed 198 items of classic Chinese architecture works and 50 architects behind it by means of graphics and documents.

 

#2018中国建筑学会学术年会5月18-20日在中国首批历史文化名城、”东亚文化之都“、”海上丝绸之路“起点城市泉州开办

#“致敬中国经典”中国20世纪建筑遗产名录展在泉州威远楼开幕

#泉州西街片区”点亮家园“营造竞赛启动啦!

 

———— Proud to live in Quanzhou ————–

Evan ZHANG Ya-ming

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Fashionable 2018 Xiamen Buddhist Fair Spring

Buddhist items and crafts also have style in this Spring’s China Xiamen International Buddhist Items & Crafts Fair being held during May 10-14. Photo by KANG.16878 #厦门国际佛事用品展

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Evan ZHANG Ya-ming

QUANZHOU XINKAI STONE CO., LTD.
Chongwu Qian-an Industrial Area, Jianming Stone Park, Hui'an
Quanzhou Fujian 362131 China

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Latest news about WEIFANG URBAN SCULPTURE IRIGINALITY COMPETITION 2017-2018, China

Screenshot Shortlist of 120 of Weifang Urban Sculpture Competition



UPDATES TO

International Urban Sculpture Originality Competition of Weifang High-Tech Zone launched in November 2017 in east China’s Shandong, at which a total of over 1.1 millions US dollar will be divided up by all 120 winners

  1. The shortlist of 105+15 for the competition came out on 22 April as said on the above screetshot from their official website.
  •  A copy of all names in non-Chinese character from the list as below:
Yoshin OGATA DROP FROM FUTURE
HWANG SEUNGWOO Time Pole3
Maria Grazia COLLINI Dialogue
Liliya Pobornikova Butterfly
PETRE   PETROV DIRECTIONS
Milton Ramon Estrella Gavidia project 3
Alessio Ranaldi Focus
Vincent Xie 和谐
快乐单车
Odysseas Tosounidis Dryad
Jörg Plickat Part 1
Simona De Lorenzo Space

  Congratulations to all shortlisted artists!

——————  WARM OFFER ———————

Want the whole list you’re welcome to write to me Evan ZHANG Ya-ming, the admin of this Stone Report blog, via email at istonecarving@gmail.com

And some of you may know our southeast China-based factory is great at hand-carved granite and other stone items so feel free to contact me if you need help with your model of raw stone material, fabrication and delivery. IMPORTANT! It’s not a friendship job. You know we have to survive too. What we can guarantee is a cash prize of not less than RMB 15 thousands. LOL.

 

2. Now is the stage of model making for the final
Model Making of WEIFANG SCULPTURE COMPETITION 2018

  • A model of your design should be made and delivered to the Organizing Committee before 3 July according to the official announcement as written on the above screenshot.
  • Requirements of model: hard materials including but not limited to cast copper, stone, fiberglass, stainless steel, ceramics, 50-100 centimeters in height, as said in their invitation announcement in November 2017.
  • Postal Address: 
    Shandong Huayi Sculpture Art Corporation Limited
    
    Room 507/509, 5F, Weifang Cultural and Creative Industry Park 
    
    No.6787 East Jiankang Street, High-tech Zone, Weifang
    
    Shandong 261205 China
    Telephone: +86-18663668817
  •  Address in Chinese mandarin:
     261205 山东省潍坊市高新区健康东街6787号潍坊文化创意产业园5楼507/509室
                       高新区雕塑大赛组委会

 

3. NOTE

  • I published it only for some artist friends here to get to know what is going on with this dragging and jagging competition not on behalf of the Organizer.
  • Please pay attention to one of their items as in following screentshot
    Sign agreement after publicity

“After the publicity period, if there is no opposition, the Organizing Committee of the Competition will notify the shortlisted authors in writing and sign relevant agreements.”

So still suggest listed artists contact the Organizer to make sure of your rights, responsibilities and profits before you begin burning money on models.

#潍坊高新区全域国际化城市雕塑创意大赛

潍坊砸高达710万人民币全球征集雕塑作品,最终获奖人数多达120人,奖金最少1.5万人民币

STAY TUNED!

Update will be made on THIS blog post as immediately as I've got further information.

Where have carving companies gone at Xiamen Stone Fair?

Stone sculptor Haibo appeared at The 18th China Xiamen International Stone Fair this March, as a guest.

You may have noticed that Xiamen Stone Fair is becoming a stone tile-featured fair. These recent years almost carving companies prefered Nan’an Shuitou Fair and Hui’an Fair 2 hours drive north of Xiamen to display their products.

 

2017 the 12th China Xiamen Buddhist Items & Crafts (Autumn) Fair

The 12th China Xiamen International Buddhist Items & Crafts Fair ends today on Oct. 16, 2017 in beautiful city Xiamen across from Taiwan.

Below are some pictures of budda statues, pagodas, lamps & lanterns, incense burners, temple architecture and decoration made of granite and other stone material taken at the show.

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#惠安石雕 第12届中国厦门国际佛事用品(秋季)展览会
10月12日-16日

Stone sculptor Haibo also contributes to these great photos.

Evan ZHANG Ya-ming
QUANZHOU XINKAI ARCHI STONE CO., LTD.
istonecarving@gmail.com
+86-136969-40690

Media Reports about 2017 the 17th Xiamen Stone Fair

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Our sales manager of home business Chiang met President Trump at the 17th Xiamen Stone Fair, which takes place every March, with 9,300 booths this year.

Chiang & President Trump at 2017 Xiamen Stone Fair 20170307

Contact Evan if you are interested in more details about how to attend next year’s China Xiamen International Stone Fair as an exhibitor or just a visitor

The 17th China Stone Fair to open in Xiamen today

stonefair-weibo20170303The 17th China Xiamen International Stone Fair kicked off today 6th March, with 180,000㎡ Exhibit Space, 2,000+ enterprise exhibitors from 56 countries, and 150,000+ trade buyers from 154 countries & regions to be expected for the all 4 days, 30+ professional purchasing groups from France, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Cambodia and Thailand included

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Why Xiamen Stone Fair?

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Click on the following links to know about the schedule:

WSC 2017 WORLD STONE CONGRESS
2017世界石材大會日程