// arthitectural / China

Jiakun architects
The hotel of Nanjing CIPEA


The project takes the strategy of “breaking one into two, whole into parts”, conceals the public spaces down in the valley, and breaks the guest rooms of ridge into small volumes. The whole building cluster hence gets used to the terrain and integrates with the environment.   Concrete blocks of black, white and gray are […]


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UA Studio 7
Tangram pavilion No 1 – Mao Zhuang South Club


The tangram (Chinese, literally “seven boards of skill”) is an assemblage puzzle consisting of seven flat pieces, called tans, which are put together to form various shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape (given only an outline or silhouette) using all seven pieces, which may not overlap. Choosing a unit […]


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K2LD Architects
Water Edge Housing Development


With over 300,000 square meters of land area, the entire private cluster housing development is divided into two phases, with which the whole development will be equipped with leisure, entertainment, retails and institutional facilities. Phase One consists of 189 units of villas and terraces, completed with clubhouses all set within the lush greenery and water landscapes covering a […]


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AQSO arquitectos office
Market eight


This shopping center is divided in five interconnected parts wrapped up by a translucent façade. The circulation is based on twisting corridors opening towards the surrounding landscape. The project is located in the Chinese port city of Lianyungang, in the vicinity of a new amusement park. The master-plan for this low density area, intended for tertiary […]


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Scenic Architecture Office
Huaxin Business Center


I expect that this building could enlighten us to think the relevance among human, nature and society. Huaxin office complex locates to the west of Guilin road, with a green land at the south of its entry. This green land owns 6 old camphor trees and opens to the urban main road — these two facts […]


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Miao Design Studio
Pavilions in Lake Yangcheng Park


In the last two decades, Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China has transformed itself from an ancient canal town to a modern industrial city. The west edge of its built-up area is reaching Lake Yangcheng. As the only public space on the lake shore, a park has been constructed. Three pavilions (Buildings B,C,D) were planned in the […]


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Foster + Partners
Bund Finance Centre


Bund Finance Centre (BFC) is a prominent new mixed-use destination in Shanghai designed jointly by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio. The 420,000-square-metre development of eight buildings includes two 180-metre landmark towers, and combines premium ‘grade A’ offices with a boutique hotel, an arts and cultural centre and a wide variety of luxury retail spaces, all arranged around […]


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UNStudio
Hanjie Wanda Square in Wuhan


Hanjie Wanda Square is a new luxury shopping plaza located in the Wuhan Central Culture Centre, one of the most important areas of Wuhan City in China.  Following a competition in 2011, with design entries from national and international architects, UNStudio’s overall design was selected by Wanda as the winning entry for the facade and […]


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Kokaistudios
Jiaotong University


In 2009 a prestigious American Foundation and Jiao Tong University invited Kokaistudios to design the building for the new faculty of law in a prestigious location of the historical campus of the University in the center of Shanghai. This particular site being characterized by an important historical and symbolic role for the city and at the same time by […]


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UA Studio 7
Vanke Art Center XuHui District


The project is located in Xuhui District, Shanghai South Railway Station North, at the junction of 3 major traffic and subway axes and also in the immediate vicinity of a gas station. This led to some special constraints regarding the landscape treatment, circulations and access points. The soft lines of the building are the response […]


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MET Studio
Environmental Education Centre in Hong Kong


MET Studio has been commissioned as the lead exhibition designer for a 2,000 sq m Environmental Education Centre to be housed within the new Sludge Treatment Facility in the Tuen Mun district of Hong Kong, which will be the world’s largest of its kind on completion. The project is being funded by the Environmental Protection […]


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Casanova + Hernandez architects
Ceramic Museum and Mosaic Park


The urban extension of Jinzhou, a city of three million inhabitants located less than 500 kilometres north-east of Beijing, has been articulated by the creation of a new large public park of 176 Ha in an area reclaimed from the sea. During a first phase, the park hosts the 2013 Jinzhou World Landscape Art Exposition […]


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UA Studio 7
Shanghai Fish Community Art Gallery


The site is situated in the middle of an artificial lake in south-east Shanghai, China. Being the first to be completed and the focal point of the 5 commercial buildings planned, the showroom is intended to become a remarkable landmark for the new development. The circular shape of the floor plans was determined by the […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Nanjing Sifang Art Museum


Perspective is the fundamental historic difference between Western and Chinese painting. After the 13th Century, Western painting developed vanishing points in fixed perspective. Chinese painters, although aware of perspective, rejected the single-vanishing point method, instead producing landscapes with “parallel perspectives” in which the viewer travels within the painting. The new museum is sited at the gateway to the […]


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AS Design Service Limited
Times Square Cinema


The direction Designers aim to focus on fulfilling customer’s desire through understanding customers inner need, we can provide an experience of “Dreams come true”, something that would exceed their expectation. We aim to establish an atmosphere where customer can live their fantasy in actual life so that their enjoyment in watching movie would be greatly […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Qingdao Culture and Art Center


The winning design for the new Culture and Art Center begins with a connection to Qingdao. The linear form of the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge—the world’s longest bridge over water—is carried into the large site, in the form of a Light Loop, which contains gallery spaces and connects all aspects of the landscape and public spaces. The raised Light […]


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HASSELL
Cuisine Cuisine Beijing


Cuisine Cuisine Beijing serves sophisticated Cantonese haute cuisine. The mainland offshoot of Hong Kong’s famous 2-Star Michelin restaurant, Cuisine Cuisine prides itself on its authentic Cantonese food, extensive wine list, luxurious interior design and impeccable service. HASSELL drew on the city’s imperial past in designing the restaurant, adorning the traditional courtyard setting with contemporary elements. Located […]


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The Jerde Partnership
Jinan Center


In a dynamic collaboration between developer China Overseas Holdings Limited, one of the country’s premier companies, and designer The Jerde Partnership, a Los Angeles-based architecture and planning firm, the landmark China Overseas Plaza & Unipark complex celebrates its unveiling ceremony at the North Plaza area of the project in Jinan, Shandong Province. Welcoming key government […]


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One Plus Partnership Limited
Aix Arôme Café


With her possession of water and light, the planet Earth has become the one and only place where life forms grow and live. And the oceans within her are the cradle where life forms like us grow and obtain shelter; it is also the cradle of innovation and imagination for us. Then the human within the […]


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AS Design Service Limited
The Color Cinema


Designers think A wonderland filled with different emotions, nice and unforgettable impression for everyone. The theme “ Pick your color and get inspired.” The concept Color has the most direct impact on one’s reaction, designers using different colors to stimulate and enhance visual impact, Create difference feeling and impacts to costumers through simple color variations […]


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