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Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, a 988-acre (400-hectare), mixed-use development set on the Liuxi River in Guangzhou, China. The design, which totals 41 million square feet (3.8 million square meters), expands the traditional corporate headquarters to an urban scale, blending business and manufacturing uses with lifestyle and […]

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Mountain Zhu Pedestrian Street \ Gerardo Mingo Arquitectos

Mountain Zhu Pedestrian Street \ Gerardo Mingo Arquitectos

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• March 2, 2012 • Comments (0)

The aim for the competition proposal to design a commercial pedestrian street with offices business, club houses and hotels, has been to become part of an active process that involves the appropriation and exploitation of a natural space with a powerful presence, creating an opportunity for a dialogue with the existing territory. The site has […]

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Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The kindergarten is located in the Jiading new town of the northern suburb in Shanghai, it is neither countryside nor urban in the traditional sense. Face to the ambiguous and uncertain surrounding, the architecture emphasizes the self-improvement, directly intervening into the site, and making a very clear juxtaposition of the architecture and the site. Compare […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

The project, based on an exclusive agreement with the Chinese Government and the National China Geological Society, is for a new international jewelry exhibition and cultural center located adjacent to Beijing Airport. The project, envisioned for domestic and international travelers, leverage synergies between the Chinese jewelry industry, retail and entertainment, creating a single cultural center […]

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Spliced Towers \ AQSO arquitectos office

Spliced Towers \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (2)

AQSO arquitectos office has designed the high density residential complex in Guangyuan, China. The project is conceived as a strong element in consonance with the surrounding hilly scene. The buildings rise over the landscape becoming a milestone, a sober and expressive landmark solving the program requirements: archive the desired plot ratio and increase the green […]

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Dalian Museum Competition Design Concept \ 10 Design

Dalian Museum Competition Design Concept \ 10 Design

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• January 7, 2012 • Comments (4)

The planning museum is envisioned to be a new civic sculpture for the city located at the heart of the main the governmental district. The sculptural nature of the building ties to the existing network of sculptural elements and parks placed throughout the city. The building becomes a technological bloom as the massing opens towards […]

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Dalian Urban Planning Museum \ Architects Collective

Dalian Urban Planning Museum \ Architects Collective

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

 The Dalian Urban Planning Museum is designed to be the gateway to the city center redirecting several main streets to the main boulevard. The building skin consists of a careful arrangement of transparent and opaque triangular surfaces closing and revealing the interior of the museum to the urban surrounding. This simple formal strategy keeps the […]

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Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

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• December 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

The new library is designed to become the center and heart for the local community with a strong relationship to the ocean and the bay. The building is placed in a park setting and aims to be a landmark for locals and visitors and a symbol for the creative and environmentally friendly future of New […]

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Dichroic Illusion Stations | Margot Krasojevic

Dichroic Illusion Stations | Margot Krasojevic

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• July 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by Margot Krasojevic, the project is for the design of 2 cable car stations along the edge of the Gobi desert, starting from Ordos city the trail leads into the deserts sand dunes, a major tourist attraction. The form optimises the use of dichroic and holographic film in glass cladding, which helps to adapt […]

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