Co-founded by curator SHI Jian, architecture scholar ZHU Tao, and media professional ZHAO Lei, gathering a team with solid backgrounds in architecture and journalism, POSITION is now one of the most important research-based architectural and cultural institutions in China. POSITION has formed an integrated closed-loop system out of its development in various areas such as space research, design education, public communication and publication. POSITION is able to provide a comprehensive and integrated service that ensures the overall tone and quality of its products, and is known for its research/exhibition brand ‘China Space Research Program’ and two media brands: ‘Archiposition’ and ‘Architectural Odyssey’.
The architectonics POSITION pursues is a kind with principles, purposes, ideals, and responsibilities. The team keeps striving to internally promote the development of China's architecture disciplines, to link up Chinese architecture and Chinese society, to advocate a global perspective, and to promote a mutual understanding between the world's and Chinese design profession with a clear value orientation, a firm cultural position, and dynamic perspectives.