Client: Shanghai Pudong Waterfront Development and Construction Investments Co., Ltd.
Construction: China Construction Eighth Engineering Division Co., Ltd.
Text description provided by the architects. In retrospect, the design of the Modern Art Gallery is a risky endeavor.
Industrial civilization acts as a vital part of Shanghai’s own modernity development. With the renewal of urban functions in the post-industrial age, many industrial buildings are facing the destiny of being demolished or transformed in some way, which becomes a meaningful topic.
In Shanghai, there are countless industrial buildings being temporary ruins
"Dong Xi" is a fantastic Chinese word, "East & West" in English, which stands for both the positions and the Taoist theory of the Five Elements, including the spatial concept, cultural attributes, and generally refers to a variety of specific or abstract people, things, objects... and so this place “grew.”
A huge banyan tree stands ahead. The plane layout and the circulation of the entire space are derived from this tree. Banyan trees are always found in the red earth. This one grows as well as it just matches the courtyard. The flight edged with the steel plates comes down step by step, full of black
Text description provided by the architects. This project is a transformation of a courtyard to a tea house in a hutong in Beijing. The site is a rectangular courtyard with an area of about 100 square meters.
Based on the corridor connecting all the buildings in Courtyard house in Beijing, the concerpt of “corridor space” is introduced: beside the four walls of courtyard, a new corridor space is added, with the door-facade of traditional form. While opening the façade, it is a corridor;
Text description provided by the architects. Bamboo is a quickly growing grass that is found in every garden in China and as spare woodland in many hilly regions.
The importance of bamboo in Chinese culture arises from a range of qualities such as its flexible structure, the sparkling green lighting effect that a bamboo grove engenders, its many varieties, and its technical properties as a material. For the village of Hengkeng, Xu Tiantian designed a theatre stage that is inspired by a historical account.
For the construction of the bamboo dome, the architect used a low-tech approach that takes the rapid growth and
Text description provided by the architects. This project is a design of a group of boat rooms for the Fuchun New Century Wonderland Resort in Hangzhou. The resort lies on the bank of Fuchun River in Jiande city. Its location is about 5 km to the east of the ancient town of Meicheng. The boat rooms “float” on
Text description provided by the architects. JOY BOX Restaurant is located on the first floor of Wuhan Tiandi Horizon Shopping Mall. The total area is 70 square meters. The south and north sides of the site are displayed façades, and the street façade is 5-meter high glass wall. Pure Design was tasked with extending the existed branding elements, retaining the sense of transparency and layering of the space, and attracting costumer’s attention continuously.
In the original site, the street entrance and mall entrance are located at the south and north sides. This separation creates a straight passageway within the space. The staff entrance is located at the corner.
Text description provided by the architects. The pavilion stands next to the village of Huangyu on a paved connecting path along the Songyin River as a tourism infrastructure that enables cyclists and hikers to experience the region.
The wooden structure consists of prefabricated elements, which were assembled on site, and accommodates an art installation presenting the historical production of pine resin in the neighboring village of Huangyu.
The elongated pavilion consists of four segments. The building elements are separated with glass surfaces, on which the production of resin is illustrated in an artistically alienated manner, thus giving rise to one
Text description provided by the architects. Hong Kong architecture and interior design studio STUDIO ADJECTIVE joined hands with the local furniture group CRMG for the first time to design its first lifestyle concept store “GALLEON”. Located in 9 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay, the two-storey store occupies an area of 5,800 sq. ft., and brings together over 30 leading and creative design labels from Scandinavia, Europe and Japan. STUDIO ADJECTIVE strove to create a exhibition-like new destination for customers to discover artistic lifestyle products in a cosy environment.
Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in Liajia Wharf, Jiangbei District, Chongqing. The design includes indoor and facade renovation. The facade is made of black carbonized wood and copper bars, and is understated and restrained in the bustling downtown. Handmade gray brick floor extends from the outside to the interior, bringing the city's breath to weaken the border, is a welcome gesture. The openable facade windows project the views and lights of the store into the city and relax the nightlife to the city.
Long table of sleepers extends through the window from the outside to the end of the room, running through the space. Through
Text description provided by the architects. The purpose of the project client is to add a relaxed area to the work environment. What makes us feel interesting behind this statement is that people often intentionally or unintentionally presuppose the two sides antagonism and juxtaposition of the two characteristics of "tense work" and "relaxed mood". The idea of this scheme is not to forcibly let it come from the two element structure of the simple perception difference. On the contrary, we try to distinguish and interlock the two elements between "work" and "rest", and to shape
Location: 360 Ying Bin Lu, Jiyang Qu, Sanya Shi, Hainan Sheng, China
Ldi: Architectural Design and Research Institute of Guangdong Province
Client: Sunshine Insurance Group
Building Height: 156 m
Area: 105000.0 m2
Project Year: 2018
Text description provided by the architects. Sunshine Insurance Finance Plaza provides a soaring new addition to Sanya Bay’s rising skyline. Located at the southern tip of China’s Hainan Island, the mixed-use development features a 35-storey tower rising above a tiered retail podium and lush gardens. The tower comprises A-grade offices, a 4-star Park Hyatt Hotel, a private clubhouse and a rooftop pool.
Inspired by a strand of pearls, the landscaped gardens are dotted with low pavilions and cooling fountains. A grand allee lined with palm trees reflects the vertical axis of the site. Because this seaside resort
Text description provided by the architects. The Zhejiang Art Museum boasts a superb natural environment, nestled comfortably near the banks of the beautiful West Lake at the foot of the verdant Yuhuang Mountain.
The museum’s design sought to find the synesthesia between Chinese calligraphy, ink paintings, the traditional architecture of the wider Jiangnan region (south of the Yangtze River), and classical Western sculpture, so as to achieve a harmony and unity of the natural and human environments, with modern
Text description provided by the architects. This house is the home of a couple with three children, a family with deep nostalgia for the countryside. It locates in an evergreen valley in Dongguan, China. The site is surrounded by mountain on three sides, the mouth of the valley looks to a forest of fruit trees, the hazy mountains sits as background far away. The house using light-wood construction, the building is made of modified wood, extremely durable in wet and humid conditions in Southern China.
Architectural Designers & Assistants: Michelle Ho, Gigi Kwong, Abby Liu
Area: 460.0 m2
Project Year: 2018
Contractor: S&techs (Hong Kong) Limited
Client: Grosvenor Group
Text description provided by the architects. Bean Buro was tasked with designing a new workplace for the international British property group, Grosvenor, at the iconic Jardine House building in Hong Kong of approx. 5,000sqft (460sqm), to transform their previous workspace into an innovative workplace that would reflect the company’s belief for quality, integrity and social responsibility.
The workplace would be open plan with a proportion of flexible seating with a variety of support spaces. Employees would be able to choose from a variety of work settings within the workplace depending on their needs. Acoustic
Client: People's Government of Sidu Village, Songyang County
Lighting Design: Zhang Xin Studio, Architecture Department of Tsinghua University
Text description provided by the architects. The village of Pingtian is situated on a mountain ridge and consists mostly of rammed earth structures with traditional wood construction on the inside. The houses are grouped organically along the topography and can be accessed on foot by means of stairs and very narrow alleys.
For the programme of an exhibition about traditional agricultural equipment and a handcraft center, the architect Xu Tiantian proposed repairing parts of one group of buildings and organizing other parts so that the old building substance satisfies contemporary requirements through
Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in TESTBED 2, an innovation campus regenerated from the previous Chongqing No. Printing Factory which also known as Central Bank’s Banknote Printing Factory of Republic of China.
It sits on the top of topographical Eling Park with excellent views towards Yangtze River. It is an educational center in Chongqing for Hundun University, a 21-century internet based university. To create a new form of educational space fitting the contemporary context is the biggest challenge for us.
Firstly we set up the overall strategy as adaptive design, meaning recycling the derelict buildings rather
Text description provided by the architects. This project is designed for Lens Magazine, located in 1958 Industrial Avenue in Beijing, as their head office and event place. The building was built in 1958 and served as a warehouse of Transportation Department of Beijing Commercial Storage Company. The Large span pitched roof, supported by wood trusses and iron joints, is a typical warehouse typology in 1950s and indicates an aesthetic of structural
Text description provided by the architects. Limo Space is located in the north of Beijing's most famous 798 art district, one of Beijing's hottest cultural and creative office areas. Through the remodeling of space and the way of introducing natural light, it has become the model of the most spatial experience in BOE's office renovation project.
In terms of function, this project has transformed the original single office function into a composite mode suitable for small and medium-sized enterprises and Shared office workers.It also added convenience stores, cafes and other service functions to radiate
Text description provided by the architects. Walking on the crisscross footpaths, you will see black bricks and ancient tiles, as well as the mottled shade under the tree. Treading on the grayish black slab path full of historical traces, passing through the busy crowd and turning the corner at Macao Road, you will see Sky Tea House standing there.
Sky Tea House is a tea house located at the seventh lane of neighborhood III. Although standing in the busy center, Sky Tea House enjoys the quietness in the corner, like a fairyland far away, counting the relaxed slow time, gently and gracefully.
Client: Nanjing newspaper Culture Development Co., Ltd.
Awards: German Design Award 2018 Winner
Text description provided by the architects. As a connection of buildings between the north and the south in Nanjing Newspaper Cultural & Innovative Park, and in order to respond with the genius loci, the X Bridge combines the design of space and its load transferring of structure instead of conventional decoration after structural build-up. The structure is formed by the main and secondary trusses which are joined innovatively together in X-shape to support each other to insure stability