Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Glass

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we’ve rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: . Check out the projects after the break…

Architecture City Guide: Shanghai

This week, with the help of our readers, our  is headed to . is noted for having more Art Deco buildings than any other city, including László Hudec’s Park Hotel, which is not on our list but will be added in a future guide. Like many cities in , Shanghai’s rapid growth has meant a boon in contemporary architecture styles. We put together a list of 12 modern/contemporary buildings that we feel provides a good starting point. It is far from complete. There are dozens of other great buildings that are not our list, and we are looking to add to the list in the near future. Please add your favorites in the comment section below so we can add them on the second go around. Again thank you to all our readers who sent in their suggestions and photographs. The city guides would not be possible without your help.

To check out other cities visit our world map or our Architecture City Guide page.
The Architecture City Guide: Shanghai list and corresponding map after the break.

Shanghai Museum of Glass / Logon Architecture

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Architects: logon |
Location: , China
Project area: 29,612 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of logon |

800SHOW Creative Park / Logon Architecture

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Architects: Logon Architecture
Location: Jing’an district, ,
Building area: 22,000 sqm
Project year: 2007 – 2009
Photographs: Logon Architecture

The Qingpu Wetlands / logon architecture

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German-based logon architecture shared with us their project The Wetlands, an urban landscape proposal in , one of the industrial districts of . More images and architect’s description after the break.

Chongqing New World Shopping Center / logon architecture

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German-based logon architecture shared with us their project for the New World Shopping Center, which includes luxury residential housing, a highrise tower and a 5-star hotel. More images and architect’s description after the break.