Tag: China

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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Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Beijing, China-based architectural studio Atelier 11 has successfully converted the 30 years old factory building into the contemporary Inside-out Art Center. A simplistic aesthetic was adopted for the interiors of the Art Center with the intention to keep some characteristics of the previous industrial building, as a reflection to the history of the site. […]

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Three new galleries for China's Ningbo Science Exploration Centre | MET Studio

Three new galleries for China’s Ningbo Science Exploration Centre | MET Studio

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• January 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Multi-award-winning masterplanners and exhibition designers MET Studio have been commissioned to create three galleries for China’s new Ningbo Science Exploration Centre, due to open in Spring 2012. The 50,000 sq m new-build centre will house six permanent galleries in total, across two storeys, and MET Studio (in a joint undertaking between the company’s London and […]

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Meet Zaha Hadid in GuangZhou Opera House

Meet Zaha Hadid in GuangZhou Opera House

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• December 18, 2010 • Comments (1)

GuangZhou Opera House designed by Zaha Hadid is soon unveiled, located in the new city of Pearl River, the Guangzhou Opera House has become one of China’s three biggest theaters. If you are in China, or you plan to visit China next year, let’s take this chance to meet the world-renowned architect in GuangZhou Opera […]

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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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LANDCARPET | Florian Pucher

LANDCARPET | Florian Pucher

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• November 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

LANDCARPET is a modern area rug, inspired by nature and farmed landscapes. It shows the world from straight above, as we usally see it only out of the window of a plane. A fascinating landscape image, a satellite-like aerial view to touch, LANDCARPET is a piece of nature in your apartment. As each country deals […]

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Interior Lifestyle China at Shanghai Exhibition Center in Shanghai

Interior Lifestyle China at Shanghai Exhibition Center in Shanghai

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• October 9, 2010 • Comments (0)

Interior Lifestyle China, an international trade fair for household products and accessories. Interior Lifestyle China is being held from October 13-16, 2010 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China and is a Messe Frankfurt event. Not only will products from China be featured, but also items specially crafted in Hong Kong, Germany, France, Italy […]

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Upcoming lecture-series 'Clouds' by Wolf D. Prix/ COOP HIMMELB(L)AU in China

Upcoming lecture-series ‘Clouds’ by Wolf D. Prix/ COOP HIMMELB(L)AU in China

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• October 9, 2010 • Comments (0)

If you now are in China, you probably have a chance to attend the lectures by world renowned architects Wolf D. Prix/ COOP HIMMELB(L)AU. Here are the time and venue during Wolf D. Prix’s schedule in China. Shenzhen, China Venue: Shenzhen Municipal Urban Planning Bureau, 2nd Floor, Trade Hall, No. 8009 Hongli West Road, Shenzhen […]

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