The Immersive Theatre / Lukstudio

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  • Architects: Lukstudio
  • Location: Store no. 101-102, Shangdong Commercial Center, No. 23 Wanli Road, Haining, Zhejiang, China
  • Lead Architects: Christina Luk
  • Design Team: Alba Beroiz Blazquez, Ray Ou, Leo Wang, Kevin Yang , Sarah Wang
  • Area: 260.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Dirk Weiblen
  • Lighting Consultant: Studio Illumine
  • Furniture: Norman Copenhagen, HAY
  • Lighting Fixtures: Muuto, Great Lighting
  • Construction: Shanghai Savor Construction &Decoration Co. Ltd.
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Text description provided by the architects. Haining is a water-bred city about 100 km to the southwest of Shanghai and 60km east of Hangzhou. Mostly known for its leather products and textiles, the city is also famous for its shadow puppetry, the art of storytelling with light and shadow that gradually evolved into cinematography. Given a street cornersite and themixed program of a retail store with a café, Lukstudio explores the idea of theatre to put the spotlight on the

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Two Stories Building / Oganic Design Architecture Studio

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Text description provided by the architects. Two Stories building: exploring possibilities in commercial tenant buildings Commissioned design of this commercial tenant building was inspired by considering two main themes. First: how the design should relate to the neighborhood. We considered what aspects of the building should blend in and what statement it could make. As for the existing cityscape, until around the 1990s many buildings in this suburb featured conventional low gable roofs, hip roofs, or pavilion roofs. Flat roofs appeared in the past 15 years or so as condominiums, apartment complexes, and commercial buildings popped up here and there. Now these flat-roofed office buildings and condos are becoming more common here.

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Yuanlu Community Center / Challenge Design

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  • Architects: Challenge Design
  • Location: Next to Longxing Ancient Town, Chongqing, China
  • Lead Architects: Jie Lee ,Wei Huang , Fang Yan, Xueyan Wu , Yangfeng Xu
  • Design Team: Wubing Feng, Xitao Liu, Yin Liu, Wenlong Zheng , Chengzong Xue, Yuanyuan Yan
  • Area: 4000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Prism Images, Arch-Exist
  • Partner: JAZ BUILD
  • Timber Construction: JAZ BUILD
  • Client: Longfor Group Holdings Limited
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Facing Yulin River, the Project sits next to Longxing Ancient Town, Chongqing, China, mirrored by rolling hills in the distance and a centralized green area. Natural landscape on the east side is exceedingly fascinating while its counterparts on the other sides are relatively ordinary.

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As a response to the environment , the architect places three buildings of different sizes side-by-side on the hillside and vertical to the riverside road, looking to achieve the optimum visual effect of

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Melrose Avenue Shapes up with Bend Goods’ First Ever Showroom

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