Tag: China architecture

Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

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• December 14, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by the Chinese architecture studio Atelier 11, this is a church located in Pan Long Gu, a national scenic area at Ji County in the city of Tianjing, China. As a religious facility built for a neighboring Spanish-style residential development, the design of the church takes the reference from the European architectural language and […]

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Light thread | EASTERN design office

Light thread | EASTERN design office

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (2)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office shared their competition proposal for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena with us. + Full project description courtesy of EASTERN design office It is the international design proposal competition for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena. During the Olympic Games, the wrestling arena has a 10,000-person capacity. After the Olympic […]

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Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

Hamburg-based architectural practice gmp architekten has designed the Zhongguancun Christian Church located in Beijing, China. The project features vertical fins running along the building’s perimeter that forming an unique homogeneous skin. It creates a special lighting atmosphere inside the church hall, matching the ecclesiastical function of the space. The shape of the church body does […]

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BIG celebrates the grand opening of the Danish Expo Pavilion 2010

BIG celebrates the grand opening of the Danish Expo Pavilion 2010

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• May 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

May 1st 2010, is the grand opening day of Shanghai Expo 2010. The Danish Pavilion at Shanghai’s World Expo 2010 designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group opens to the public today. Also see the previous post of Denmark Pavillion for Shanghai Expo 2010. + PRESS RELEASE courtesy of BIG BIG celebrates the grand opening of the […]

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Mexican Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 | AS/D

Mexican Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 | AS/D

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• February 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

This Mexican Pavilion was the competition entry designed by AS/D for Shanghai Expo 2010. + Project description courtesy of AS/D World fairs are showcases that deploy human advancement in regard of science, art and technology – pavilions act as platforms to exchange culture, history, experience and innovative ideas about the future. The design scheme for […]

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Dalian Football Stadium | UNStudio

Dalian Football Stadium | UNStudio

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• October 7, 2009 • Comments (2)

Dalian Football Stadium is the winning proposal designed by Dutch architectural practice UNStudio for a 40,000 spectator football stadium which will be built in the city of Dalian, Northeast China. The design of the Dalian Football Stadium is inspired by the classic Chinese football, which was made by layering coloured bamboo. For the stadium design […]

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Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar have won the first prize to design sustainable skyscraper – Shenzhen International Energy Mansion in Shenzhen, China. The façade is conceived as a folded skin that shades the office complex from direct sunlight and integrates solar thermal panels, reducing the overall energy […]

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Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

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• September 2, 2009 • Comments (6)

This is a project winner of the international invitation competition for the construction of the Automobile Museum in Nanjing, designed by Italy-based architecture studio 3GATTI to explore the relationship between car and museum. The competition was organized last year by the government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Head Investment Group. A building to be dedicated to […]

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Chen House | Marco Casagrande

Chen House | Marco Casagrande

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• August 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Chen House by Finnish architect Marco Casagrande and Frank Chen. It was built as a shelter for farmers on an old japanese cherry farm in the Datun mountains of North-Taiwan. + Project description courtesy of Marco Casagrande The house is realized on an old Japanese cherry-farm in the Datun – mountains of North-Taiwan. It is […]

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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

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• August 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

International architectural firm Aedas has designed an Administration & Information Centre for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University located in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. This is the Architecture Award winning project awarded by the Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009. With the environmental concern, the void on facade is not only creating the impressive architectural perspective but also inviting […]

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