Founded by Mr. QingYun Ma in 1999, MADA is a young but energetic and creative design firm. Based on his trans-cultural background and cross-pacific education, QingYun Ma has developed MADA into a highly committed international design team and extremely productive professional office. Five years into the Chinese practice environment, MADA has been recognized by the West as one of the most unique and critical practices in China. MADA’s work has been widely published and exhibited, for example, at the Venice Biennale, the Pompidou Center in Paris, and the Aedes Gallery in Berlin. Currently there are more than 25 designers and architects based in the head office of Shanghai.