Herzog&de Meuron have selected 100 young architects from 27 countries around the globe to draw a villa in China. SAMI-arquitectos makes part of the list

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The scope of the project Villa Ordos100 is to develop 100 hundred villas in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China, for the client, Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd.
FAKE Design, Ai Wei Wei studio in Beijing, has developed the masterplan for the 100 parcels of land and will curate the project, while Herzog and de Meuron have selected the 100 architects to participate. The collection of 100 Architects hail from 27 countries around the globe. The project has been divided into 2 phases. The first phase is the development of 28 parcels while the second phase will develop the remaining 72. Each architect is responsible for a 1000 square meter Villa.
Movingcities, a Beijing-based think-thank investigating the role that architecture and urbanism play in shaping the contemporary city and the New York Times have covered the event.