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Chongqing Central Park Life Experience Center / gad

19:00 - 1 June, 2017
Chongqing Central Park Life Experience Center / gad, © Yi Fan
© Yi Fan

© Yi Fan © Yi Fan © Yi Fan © Yi Fan +34

  • Architects

  • Location

    1 Xingguang Ave, Yubei Qu, Chongqing Shi, China
  • Area

    2956.7 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Qiandao Lake Cable Car Station / Archi-Union Architects

20:00 - 28 May, 2017
Qiandao Lake Cable Car Station / Archi-Union Architects, © Su Shengliang, Lin Bian
© Su Shengliang, Lin Bian

© Su Shengliang, Lin Bian © Su Shengliang, Lin Bian © Su Shengliang, Lin Bian © Su Shengliang, Lin Bian +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nanjing Rd, Chunan Xian, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China
  • Architects in Charge

    Tongji Architectural Design Group
  • Area

    3600.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

JIXI Christian Church / XING DI

22:00 - 26 May, 2017
JIXI Christian Church / XING DI, © Sun Haiting
© Sun Haiting

© Sun Haiting © Sun Haiting © Sun Haiting © Sun Haiting +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Jixi, Xuancheng, Anhui, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Xing Di
  • Construction design

    Gu Hao
  • Area

    2700.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Nanjing Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Center / NBBJ + Jiangsu Provincial Architectural Design & Research Institute

20:00 - 25 May, 2017
Nanjing Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Center / NBBJ + Jiangsu Provincial Architectural Design & Research Institute, © Paul Dingman
© Paul Dingman

Liberal Arts Building No.2, Northeastern University / THAD

20:00 - 24 May, 2017
Liberal Arts Building No.2, Northeastern University / THAD, © Shengliang Su
© Shengliang Su

© Shengliang Su © Shengliang Su © Shengliang Su © Shengliang Su +25

J Pavilion in Xiaogan / Total Architecture

20:00 - 23 May, 2017
J Pavilion in Xiaogan / Total Architecture, © Rjing-Photo
© Rjing-Photo

© Rjing-Photo © Rjing-Photo © Rjing-Photo © Rjing-Photo +22

Underground Forest in Onepark Gubei / Wutopia Lab

20:00 - 22 May, 2017
Underground Forest in Onepark Gubei / Wutopia Lab, © CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng
© CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng

© CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng © CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng © CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng © CreatAR - AI Qing & SHI Kaicheng +26

Renovation of Captain's House / Vector Architects

22:00 - 21 May, 2017
Renovation of Captain's House / Vector Architects, © Xia Zhi
© Xia Zhi

© Howard Chan © Howard Chan © Howard Chan © Howard Chan +55

Dajiaoting “Big Family” Community Center / MAT Office

19:00 - 21 May, 2017
Dajiaoting “Big Family” Community Center  / MAT Office, © Kangshuo Tang
© Kangshuo Tang

© Kangshuo Tang © Kangshuo Tang © Kangshuo Tang © Kangshuo Tang +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Dajiaoting N St, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100022
  • Design Team

    Kangshuo Tang, Miao Zhang, Siyao Huang, Xuan Cao, Ting Gong, Kaidong Jiang
  • Area

    300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

China’s Shenzhen Waterfront to be Transformed by Laguarda.Low Masterplan

16:00 - 20 May, 2017
China’s Shenzhen Waterfront to be Transformed by Laguarda.Low Masterplan, Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects
Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects

New York-based firm Laguarda.Low are set to transform the Bao’an district in Shenzhen, China with a 128-acre large-scale waterfront masterplan. Located 13 miles west of Shenzhen city center, and less than an hour’s drive from Hong Kong, OCT Bao’an will encompass dynamic spaces for business, retail, and entertainment. Designed in collaboration with landscape firm SWA, the Laguarda.Low scheme integrates nature, recreation, and culture in a new urban setting, a vision which was awarded first place in an international competition.

Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects Courtesy of Laguarda.Low Architects +7

The Breakneck Evolution of Chinese Metro Systems

12:00 - 19 May, 2017

In 1990, China, then a country with a population of just over 1.1 billion inhabitants, had only three metro systems—located in Beijing, Hong Kong and Tianjin. Fast forward a mere 27 years later and the number of urban transit systems has grown more than ten-fold.  

Goettsch Partners Wins Competition for 1,312-Foot-Tall Tower and Mixed-Use District in Wuhan

16:15 - 18 May, 2017
Goettsch Partners Wins Competition for 1,312-Foot-Tall Tower and Mixed-Use District in Wuhan, Courtesy of Goettsch Partners
Courtesy of Goettsch Partners

Goettsch Partners has been announced as the winners of an international competition for the design of the new Optics Valley Center complex in Wuhan, China. Being developed by prominent developer Greenland Group, the project will consist of 3.4 million square feet (315,000 square meters) of mixed-use space across three buildings,  including a landmark 1,312-foot-tall (400-meter-tall) office tower that will “symbolize the future vision of Wuhan as the perfect balance between modern development and the environment.”

Courtesy of Goettsch Partners Courtesy of Goettsch Partners Courtesy of Goettsch Partners Courtesy of Goettsch Partners +7

Coldefy Associés and ECADI Win Competition for New Bao'an Cultural Center in Shenzhen

16:25 - 16 May, 2017
Coldefy Associés and ECADI Win Competition for New Bao'an Cultural Center in Shenzhen, © VIZE
© VIZE

Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes, in collaboration with ECADI (East China Architectural Design and Research Institute), has been awarded 1st prize in the international competition to design the new Bao’an Public Culture and Arts Center in Shenzhen, China, beating out 69 other entries, including a proposal from Mecanoo.

© VIZE © VIZE © VIZE © VIZE +18

Hongkun Xihongmen Sports Park / Mochen Architects&Engineers

20:00 - 14 May, 2017
Hongkun Xihongmen Sports Park / Mochen Architects&Engineers, © Hao Shu
© Hao Shu

© Hao Shu © Hao Shu © Hao Shu © Hao Shu +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xihongmen, Daxing Qu, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Lai Jun
  • Design Team

    Gong Xin, Zhang Xuan, Shi Yanling, Shang Baoming, Wang Bo Rong, Yu Rui, Nie Yafei and so on
  • Area

    19967.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Mecanoo Envisages Cubic Cultural Center With Third-Place Proposal

16:00 - 13 May, 2017
Mecanoo Envisages Cubic Cultural Center With Third-Place Proposal

Placing third place out of 69 entries in an international competition for a new cultural building in Shenzhen, China, Mecanoo’s proposal for the Bao’an Public Culture and Art Center aiming to re-evaluate the “inwardly focused identity of cultural facilities in Hong Kong," through the form of an elevated cube. Situated near the Bao’an Metro Station and the Binhai School, the Dutch firm responds to the site’s challenges by reconnecting the center with its adjacent infrastructure.

The metro station and cultural center are united by the large masses of people that are channeled by the former and engaged but the latter. In order to capitalize on this condition, the design combines the metro entrance with that of the museum, thereby connecting the wider community with the arts and creating a more appealing public network.

© Mecanoo Architecten © Mecanoo Architecten © Mecanoo Architecten © Mecanoo Architecten +8

The Kookiest Chinese Copies, from PompiDON'T to WRONGchamp

16:19 - 12 May, 2017
The Kookiest Chinese Copies, from PompiDON'T to WRONGchamp, <a href='http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/yz6j9gBdt-lHjGSB-ICM6A'>via 不正经历史研究所</a>
via 不正经历史研究所

By now, most of the architectural world is aware of Chinese architects' penchant for ripping off their favorite works from foreign countries, from the latest Zaha Hadid landmark to entire historical villages. The issue is, admittedly, more complex than many often give it credit for—but even after debating the phenomenon from the perspective of Chinese cultural norms, copyright law, and even whether copycats might actually be good for architecture, China will always have more copycats to puzzle over. Some are baffling, some are in a way impressive, some are even (dare we say it?) even kind of cute. In short, all of them are in some way entertaining. Here are 6 of the strangest.

WoW Lab / Wutopia Lab

20:00 - 11 May, 2017

© CreatAR Images & Momo Chen © CreatAR Images & Momo Chen © CreatAR Images & Momo Chen © CreatAR Images & Momo Chen +36

  • Architects

  • Location

    No. 6555 Boyuan Road, Jiading District, Shanghai, China, 201804, Shanghai, China
  • Chief Architect

    Ting Yu
  • Project Architect

    Bob Hu
  • Photography

    CreatAR Images (Qing Ai, Kai-Cheng Shi), Momo Chen
  • Area

    180.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Aedas Wins Competition for Mountaintop Resort in Southern China

16:15 - 10 May, 2017
Aedas Wins Competition for Mountaintop Resort in Southern China, Courtesy of Aedas
Courtesy of Aedas

Aedas has been selected as the winners of a competition to design a new luxury resort located on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. Inspired by the lush natural scenery of the island and by the traditional Lingnan architectural style, the resort promises to offer “a  haven of comfort and relaxation amidst the bustling city life.”

Courtesy of Aedas Courtesy of Aedas Courtesy of Aedas Courtesy of Aedas +13