On the occasion of the EU-China partnership on sustainable urban development and the cooperation between Essen and the Chinese city of Changzhou, Axel Koschany has concluded a cooperation agreement in China on October 30th 2015. In the presence of Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, he signed a framework contract with the China Design Group.

Photo: Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, China’s Minister President Li Keqiang, architect Axel Koschany and Yang Weidong, CEO of the China Design Group