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Aedas
Woo Residence


Perched on a sloping site, a building condition very common in Hong Kong, this six-storey private residence will stand as a model of creativity and nestled in the heavily built environment of the Tai Hang residential district. The project went through several rounds of studies to ensure the final design would maintain the client’s desired […]


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Urban Architecture
Fushun Green Center High-Rise – ‘New City Flower’


This new high – rise is tall and strong, but it represents something rather delicate. In the initial concept, based on a cultural reference, we explored nine different concepts until arriving at a flower theme. The regional flower of Shenyang and Fushun city is the much cherished rose. The tower’s cylindrical body mass refers it […]


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Perkins + Will
COFCO Research and Innovation Campus


The COFCO Research and Innovation project located in the Bei Qi Jia Town, Chang Ping District, Beijing will comprise of 117,000 square meters of proposed program consisting of research and testing facilities, offices, a food and culture museum, a food experience center, apartments, and several other supporting facilities. Located in the New “Science City” development, […]


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Perkins + Will
Shanghai Natural History Museum


This project for the Shanghai Natural History Museum is consistent with Chinese garden design in that it approaches the spirit of nature, but does not imitate it. Through its relationship to the site, it represents the harmony of man and nature and is an abstraction of the basic elements of Chinese art and design. The […]


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10 DESIGN
Zhongxun Times


This mixed use office and retail development sits centrally within the new Danzishi Central Head Quarters in Chongqing, that sits on the banks of the Yangtze River. The brief was to create an interactive retail environment that would interact and reflect with the rich topography that Chongqing is renowned for. The site set many challenges […]


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DWP – Design Worldwide Partnership
Lilanz Creative Center


Lilanz is a well-known leading Chinese menswear fashion brand, with great vision for the future. The Lilanz dream is to revere and cherish fashion, and offer the world a space and a legacy that inspires creativity. Lilanz were open to everything, including a sustainable agenda, for their ambitious vision, and gave free reign to explore […]


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Prism Design
Infinity Bamboo Forest


  Concept and background At the beginning this annex building of public passage which necessary to lead to the main building. The main buildings concept came from Japanese culture. So that’s why we use bamboo image for this space. It is like typical Japanese architectures passage. And this project has limited budget and space and […]


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Kokaistudios
K11 Art Mall Shanghai


Kokaistudios is proud to announce the opening of the K11 Art Mall in June, 2013. Located in the heart of Shanghai’s central shopping street, Huai Hai Lu, this innovative commercial project has re-vitalized the podium levels of the landmark New World Tower, an icon of the 1990’s commercial renaissance of Shanghai. Kokaistudios oversaw both the architecture and the interior design of […]


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mdu architetti
Italian Trade Center “I Principi d’Italia”


China, Italy … A history of continuous connections between the two nations that started in the XIII century from the voyage of Marco Polo with his masterpiece: “il Milione”. A narration of the encounter of two millenary cultures. The project for the Italian Trade Center “I Principi d’Italia” looks for the architectural expression of this historical […]


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Scenic Architecture Office
Zhujiajiao Museum of Humanities & Arts


As the most integrally preserved canal-town in Shanghai, Zhujiajiao attracts an increasing number of visitors every year with its authentic tradition of eastern China. The site, located at the entry of the old town, faces two 470-year-old ginkgo trees. This 1,800 sqm museum will house paintings and other art works related to the history of […]


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Peter Ruge Architekten
Hongcheng Office Building


The Hongcheng skyscraper is located on the banks of the Qiantang River in the new administrative and business district of Hangzhou city and home to the offices of various companies. Commissioned by the buildings owner, the brief called for a unified interior design throughout the common areas that included an upgrading of the main lobby, foyers, […]


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Rocco Design Architects Ltd
iSQUARE


Located at the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, iSQUARE revolutionized the retail market in Hong Kong. A massive shopping and entertainment complex developed by Associated International Hotels Limited, iSQUARE is the new home to renowned international brands and offers an unprecedented shopping experience thanks to its unique design and retail concept, superb location, and innovative use […]


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gmp – Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Foshan German Service Center


A groundbreaking ceremony for the new construction of the German Service Centre in Foshan, a city in the south of China, will take place on 25 February 2014. In 2013, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners were successful in winning this competition which was open to German architectural practices with a Chinese partner. On […]


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Paul Davis + Partners
Nanjing tower


Paul Davis + Partners mixed-use development has started on site in Nanjing, one of China’s ancient capital cities and the second largest commercial centre in the eastern region. La Vita is a 14-storey building, comprising three floors of retail at its base, and 11 floors of luxury apartments and clubhouse facilities above. Its’ striking glass […]


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TFP Farrells
Guangzhou South Railway Station


Located at the heart of the Pearl River Delta region, Guangzhou South Railway Station lies between the cities of Guangzhou and Foshan. The Station will be a comprehensive multi-modal transportation infrastructure serving a catchment area of over 300-million people. Part of China’s new high-speed rail network that incorporates four new major transport hubs including Guangzhou […]


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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Dalian International Conference Center


The building has both to reflect the promising modern future of Dalian and its tradition as an important port, trade, industry and tourism city. The formal language of the project combines and merges the rational structure and organization of its modern conference center typology with the floating spaces of modernist architecture. Dalian is an important […]


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Miralles Tagliabue Embt
Competition for Comic Museum


The museum is a landmark that will trigger the complete landscape of white horse lake. A very respectiful but at the same time very colourful and recognasible landmark the surroundings will play a very important and interactive role in the project. It will be transformed in some kind of magic land that will enhance the […]


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penda
Hongkun Museum of Fine Arts


Located on the eastern 3rd ring road in Beijing, the white exterior of the Hongkun Art Gallery works a sculptural focal point for the area. Entering the gallery through an opening in the monolithic facade, the arch-like curves continue to the interior and gently merge into a clean white space for exhibiting the artworks. The […]


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DAtrans Architecture Office
Public Service Center Xuzhou


The quasi square-shaped site of the project is next to the old Yellow River course in the downtown Xuzhou. Based on the official urban planning conditions we first determine the maximum volume and use the “volume reduction” strategy to choose a U-shaped geometry. A courtyard defined by the two wings of the office function along […]


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Axis Design union
Wanda International Cinemas


In order to benchmark modern cinema designs in Nanjing, the design team developed a “dreamlike’ concept to suit the most upbeat and trendy lifestyle, a design journey to creating a dream space started. Brought together with hardware and software, a new kind of cinema is born. If movie studios were places that dreams were born, […]


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