schmidt hammer lassen architects Break Ground on Waterfront Development in Shanghai

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Following their 2012 victory in an invited international competition, Danish architecture firm schmidt hammer lassen architects has broke ground on what will be a new central urban development in . Located on the waterfront site of the 2010 World Expo, the 50,000 square-meter ‘Green Valley’ development will be based off of the Expo’s well-developed infrastructure of green parks, promenades and cultural attractions to create a vibrant new destination for all of Shanghai.

Tony’s Organic House / Playze

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Architects: Playze
Location: ,
Team: Mengjia He, Pascal Berger, Marc Schmit, Martina Knotkova, Mching Wang, Didier Callot, Felix Zheng, Maggie Tang, Benny Hou, Daisy Yuan, James Liu, Chao Yu
Light Design: UnoLai
Area: 1,230 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Bartosz Kolonko

Henkel Asia-Pacific and China / HPP Hentrich-Petschnigg

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Architects: HPP Hentrich-Petschnigg
Location: Shanghai,
Client: Henkel Company Limited
Area: 22,100 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: H.G. Esch

Kemuri Shanghai Restaurant / Prism Design

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Architects: Prism Design
Location: , China
Design Team: Tomohiro Katsuki, Masanori Kobayashi, Reiji Kobayashi
Area: 200.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: PRISM DESIGN, Nacasa & Partners Inc.”(Eiichi Kano)

TJAD New Office Building / TJAD

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Architects: TJAD
Location: Shanghai,
Project Director: Ding Jiemin
Head Of Design: Zeng Qun
Project Architects: Zeng Qun, Wen Xiaoqin, Wu Min, Sun Ye, Chen Kangquan, Zhang Yan, Wang Xiang
Area: 64,522 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of TJAD

From East Bookstore / Scenic Architecture Office

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Architects: Scenic Architecture Office
Location: , China
Architect In Charge: Scenic Architecture
Area: 726.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Scenic Architecture

Restaurant by Yuanxiang Lake / Atelier Z+

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Architects: Atelier Z+
Location: Jia ding, , China
Architects: Zhang Bin, Zhou Wei
Design Team: Li Qin, Jin Yanlin, Wang Jiaqi, Li Yin
Area: 500 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Z+

Hongqiao Business District Winning Proposal / MVRDV

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Upon recently winning the competition, MVRDV‘s design for the Hongqiao Business District recently started construction. The plan comprises ten office towers, an underground shopping center, cultural program, parking and a sunken plaza which will bring a more intimate form of urban life into an area currently dominated by large boulevards and urban expressway’s. Located near the fourth busiest airport in all of mainland , the 4.5ha site is divided into a small northern plot of 8,409 m2 and a larger southern plot. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Shanghai Roche Master Plan & Office Building / EXH Design

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Architects: EXH Design
Location: , China
Area: 16,700 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of EXH Design

Anting Culture and Sports Activity Centre / Atelier Z+

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Architects: Atelier Z+
Location: Anting, Jiading,
Architects: Zhang Bin, Zhou Wei
Design Team: Wang Jiaqi, Lu Jun, Li Ying, Li Qin, Zhuang Sheng, Guo Yue
Area: 16,171 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Z+

Community Pavilion at Jintao Village / Scenic Architecture

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Architects: Scenic Architecture Office
Location: ,
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Scenic Architecture

Zhujiajiao Museum of Humanities & Arts / Scenic Architecture

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Architects: Scenic Architecture
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Zhu Xiaofeng
Design Team: Li Qitong, Xu Lei, Dong Zhiping, Zhang Hao
Client: Shanghai Dianshanhu Newtown Development Ltd.
Structural & Mep: Shanghai Xiandai Huagai Architectural Design Ltd.
Area: 1,818 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Iwan Baan

Zhou Chunya Art Studio / TM Studio

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Architects: TM Studio
Location: ,
Project Architects: Tong Ming, Huang Xiaoying
Client: Zhou Chunya
Area: 3000.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of TM Studio

The Lotus Courtyard / TM Studio

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Architects: TM Studio
Location: Jiading, ,
Architect: Tong Ming, Huang Xiaoying
Area: 450 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of TM Studio

Xin Hua Pudong Waterfront Development Winning Proposal / Inbo + NITA

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Huangpu River Banks Development just selected Inbo and NITA‘s proposal as the winning design for the master plan for the sustainable large scale Xin Hua Pudong waterfront development in the very heart of Shanghai. Located on the Huangpu River, their low-cardon, 45ha development entails a marina and a green riverside park with a mixed urban program as the green fingers of the park penetrate and interact with the surrounding urban area. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Jade Museum / Archi-Union Architects

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Architects: Archi-Union Architects
Location: Xuhui District, , China
Architect In Charge: Philip F. Yuan
Design Team: Alex Han, Fuzi He
Client: Jade Museum
Area: 1,000 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Xia Zhi

Shanghai Cultural Center Competition Entry / BKK Architects + Brearley Architects & Urbanists

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Designed by BKK Architects, in collaboration with Brearley Architects & Urbanists, Normal University’s new Cultural Center aims to create an intensive and richly mixed-use building by applying the lessons of the city and drawing upon the cloister typology. Arranged around an activated central courtyard, the project will provide a new focus for campus life, accommodating a broad range of cultural, retail, hospitality, and leisure activities. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Pavilion 4 / HMA Architects & Designers

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Architects: HMA Architects & Designers
Location: ,
Collaborators: Tongji Architectural Design (Group)
Area: 10,200 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Lvfeng photography Studio, Gengtao, Li Xuefeng