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shanghai tower by gensler is the world’s second tallest building

in developing the supertall structure, the architects took inspiration from the city's small-scale courtyards by recasting them within a spiraling form. The post shanghai tower by gensler is the world’s second tallest building appeared first on d...

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yung ho chang’s brick pavilion echoes the antithesis of urbanising china

whilst the structure's shape nods to those of traditional buildings, chang's use of brick and concrete addresses china's changing landscape. The post yung ho chang’s brick pavilion echoes the antithesis of urbanising china appeared first on desig...

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fire foodies club by atelier bow-wow invites urban culture of shenzhen to eat beneath giant chimneys

drawing from the urban fabric of shenzhen, china, atelier bow-wow suspends giant steel chimneys to both host and celebrate the street behaviours of the locale. The post fire foodies club by atelier bow-wow invites urban culture of shenzhen to eat…

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design society, china’s first dedicated cultural design hub, opens in shenzhen

the building designed by fumihiko maki, and houses a new V&A gallery – a collaboration that is the first of its kind between a UK museum and a chinese partner. The post design society, china’s first dedicated cultural design hub, opens…

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vector architects transforms sugar mill into hotel complex in southern china

named 'alila yangshuo', the hotel’s existing structures – the mill and an industrial truss – are flanked by larger buildings used for guest accommodation. The post vector architects transforms sugar mill into hotel complex in southern china appeared f...

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iwan baan photographs the fluid forms of MAD architects’ chaoyang park plaza in beijing

the development is shaped by smooth, curved surfaces that seek to evoke the emotion and aesthetic resonance of a traditional chinese ink painting. The post iwan baan photographs the fluid forms of MAD architects’ chaoyang park plaza in beijing ap...

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VTN architects’ intricately arched restaurant in xiamen uses locally-sourced bamboo

thanks to its excellent CO2 absorbability and rapid growth, bamboo has become the green material of the 21st century largely due to its characteristic mechanical strength and extreme light weight The post VTN architects’ intricately arched restau...

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