Profile > History
1952
The predecessor of CAG, the Central Design Company was established and located in the Shanlao Lane of Beijing.
1953
Renamed as the Central Design Institute and directly administrated by the vice director of Ministry of Construction, Zhou Rongxin, it became the largest and the first founded central state-operated architecture design institute in China.
1959
Chairman Mao Zedong inspected Beijing Railway Station, which was designed by our institute.
1958
Premier Zhou Enlai was listening architects’ report of in the construction site of Beijing Railway Station.
1961
Premier Zhou Enlai was listening Yuan Jingshen, the president of our institute, explaining the scheme of Vietnam Capital Building.
1972
Mrs. Bandaranaike, the Premier of Sri Lanka visited the construction site of Bandaranaike International Congress Building, which was designed by our institute.
1976
Companied by architects of out institute, the Vice Premier, Gu Mu investigated the reconstruction of Tangshan Earthquake.
1978
The Vice Premier Li Xiannian interviewed the foreign aid experts of our institute and embassy stuffs in Pakistan.
1985
The Vice Premier at that time, Li Peng and Zhu Rongji visited the International Architecture Technology Exhibition held by our institute.
1987
The Vice Premier at that time, Wan Li was cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of Beijing Library designed by our institute.
1992
State Councilor Qian Qichen and Luo Gan attended the commencement ceremony of the Office Building of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which was designed by our institute
1994
Chairman Jiang Zemin visited the Chinese Social Development Exhibition, which was held by our institute.
2001
In the opening ceremony of China Architecture Design and Research Group, the Director of Ministry of Construction at that time, Yu Zhengsheng unveiled the new signboard and made a speech.
2002
The Chairman of CPPCC, Li Ruihuan visited the Office Building of CPPCC, which was designed by our institute.
2006
Chairman Hu Jintao visited the construction site of National Stadium.
2006
Members of Communist Party’s Politburo, Wang Qishan and Liu Qi investigated the structure unloading process of National Stadium