Tag: China architecture

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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Congress Center Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

Congress Center Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

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• July 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Our aim is to combine and express all the regional natural features within the Centre, so that the local people will be able to identify themselves with the City of Hangzhou. Peter Ruge Architekten After perennial design and construction phase the congress center of the new city administration of Hangzhou, China is completed. The concept […]

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X-House | Kellen Qiaolun Huang

X-House | Kellen Qiaolun Huang

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• June 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

X-House is a design proposal for d3 Housing Tomorrow international architecture design competition, the project won a Special Mention and also is the winner in Interior Architecture category. According to a new research in China, the number of young bachelors is drastically raising because of the skyrocketing housing price. Typically girls are unwilling to marry […]

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Xintiandi Factory Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

Xintiandi Factory Hangzhou | Peter Ruge Architekten

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• May 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural firm Peter Ruge Architekten proposed renovation and reconstruction of an old factory into a high quality hotel and office building in Hangzhou, China. The site is the historical Hangzhou Machine factory, the building concept aims to create a harmony of the sites inherent industrial character with a modern interior aesthetic. The Xintiandi old factory […]

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Foster + Partners' Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

Foster + Partners’ Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

New CITIC headquarters tower in Hangzhou breaks ground construction has commenced on Foster + Partners’ first project in Hangzhou, China, with a sustainable, landmark headquarters tower for CITIC Bank. The tower has a prominent location in Hangzhou, next to one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks – our challenge has been to create a new […]

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Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Long Sleeve Skywalk by Turenscape is a simple but graceful integration of complicated urban functions with poetic space. Straddling across several river systems and a express way (Xuning Road), the Long Sleeve Skywalk is located on Xuning Road, Suining County, Jiangsu Province. It connects the focal point of the county, Harmony Square, to the […]

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Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Built on a brownfield of a former industrial site, Houtan Park is a regenerative living landscape on Shanghai’s Huangpu riverfront. The park’s constructed wetland, ecological flood control, reclaimed industrial structures and materials, and urban agriculture are integral components of an overall restorative design strategy to treat polluted river water and recover the degraded waterfront in […]

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Home of the Future | LAVA

Home of the Future | LAVA

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (7)

LAVA’s Home of the Future is a showcase for future living, with nature, technology and man in a new harmony. The Home of the Future will start construction in late 2011 on the rooftop of a new furniture mall in Beijing, China. An ETFE geodesic skydome provides a year-round microclimate that opens up the home […]

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Nanjing will be transformed into a city of lanterns for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Nanjing will be transformed into a city of lanterns for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

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• March 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

Populous has won the competition to design the mater plan for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. + Project description by Populous The master plan for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China has been awarded to Populous, the world’s pre-eminent firm for the design of sporting special events including Olympic Games, […]

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