Portrait of a building misunderstood: Ole Scheeren on CCTV tower and the fearlessness of Asia

Known for its unique shape, Beijing's CCTV tower has been the subject of both captivation and derision. Dubbed "big pants" by local residents, it's also won international awards. In January, the architect behind the building came back to CCTV headquarters to talk about his latest project in Beijing and why he continues to design for Asia.

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