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Imagine Native Ltd.
Haiku Sushi


The new Haiku Sushi is located at the open courtyard of the recently completed Shanghai International Finance Center.  We utilize the concept of origami as the major driven force throughout the design. The restaurant space is sub divided in different zones, sushi bar, drinking bar, two main dining areas, booth seating and tatami rooms. Each […]


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HEAD Architecture and Design
Lotus Fresh


Lotus is a well established brand in China with 70 supermarkets across the country. In an effort to appeal to discerning shoppers in the Pudong area and to compete with the many new luxury food brands moving in to the Shanghai, Lotus commissioned HEAD to develop a new flagship store transitioning from 100% local brands, […]


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BIG
Shenzhen International Energy Mansion


Modern Vernacular: The tropical climate of Shenzhen calls for a new approach to designing office buildings. How can we create comfortable working spaces in a tropical climate while reducing our energy consumption? The construction principle of the typical modern office tower is replicated all over the world. It has the advantage of a practical floor […]


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Video
Ark Hotel


This Chinese hotel, made from all prefabricated materials, was built in six days. It is level 9 earthquake-resistant, sound-proofed, thermal-insulated, and 15-stories tall. According to the builders, there were no injuries and virtually no waste, due to the prefab materials. According to the video, no stationary cranes were used in construction and there wasn’t single […]


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Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Bao’an International Airport


Shenzhen is one of the most important industrial locations as well as a very popular tourist destination in China. The fast developing city is located in the south of the Guangdong Province, neighboring the Pearl River delta and Hong Kong, giving it geographical advantage for economic development. The master plan for Shenzhen Bao¬’an International airport […]


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BIG
EXPO 2010 Danish Pavilion


The Danish pavilion does not only exhibit the Danish virtues. Through interaction, the visitors are able to actually experience some of Copenhagen’s best attractions – the city bike, the harbor bath, the playground and the picnic. The bike is a popular mean of transportation and a national symbol – common to Denmark and China. In recent […]


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