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Dalian Planning Museum / 10 Design

13:00 - 30 August, 2012
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Courtesy of 10 Design

The design for the new Dalian Planning Museum by 10 Design in Dalian, China is envisioned to become a new civic sculpture at the heart of the city’s main governmental district.  The building is part of the first steps made by the Planning Bureau to promote landmark architecture in Dalian with an additional seven municipal civil projects, including a library, scientific center, urban planning exhibition, museum, and teenage activity center.  The Planning Building will serve as a modern, first-class venue for offices and exhibitions, and more importantly, an addition of cultural engagement for the public within the city.  The museum is also designed to be an example of technological innovation and sustainable practices.

Follow us after the break to read about the building’s advanced technology.

Dalian Library / 10 Design

04:00 - 12 February, 2012
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Courtesy of 10 Design

The engaging and dynamic proposal for the Dalian Library by 10 design represents an attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The library is intended to be a transformative environment that pulls visitors into a unique landscape. The building weaves into the ground creating a series of courtyards and topographic undulations- rooting itself, and then sweeping up into the air forming a bold urban landmark becoming a community center for the neighborhood. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Re-thinking Shanghai 2012 Competition

07:00 - 24 December, 2011
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Courtesy of 10 Design

Architectural firm 10 Design from Shanghai and Hong Kong is inviting anyone of all ages – architects, students artists, all who are interested – to take part at their recently started competition, Re-thinking Shanghai 2012.

China-Taiwan Master Plan for CBD / 10 Design

11:00 - 20 November, 2011
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Courtesy of 10 Design

10 Design architects has recently been awarded a 93 ha Masterplan for a CBD in Pingtan, a New Cross-Strait District for China and It’s Trading Partner, Taiwan. Pingtan is planned as a new commercial hub to drive communication and commercial trade between China and Taiwan. Part of the competition included the design of a new Cross Straits Forum including theatre, convention, exhibition and auxiliary commercial and cultural facilities. More images and project description after the break.