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MAD Architects Design Veiled Xinhee Design Center in Xiamen

09:00 - 10 August, 2016
MAD Architects Design Veiled Xinhee Design Center in Xiamen, Courtesy of MAD Architects
Courtesy of MAD Architects

MAD Architects has conceived a new design center for international fashion group Xinhee in the coastal Chinese city of Xiamen. Designed as six petals growing from a central atrium, the 61,000 square meter building will sit on a 15,000 square meter site, and will serve as the home of Xinhee and its six subsidiary brands.  

“We envision it as a building with skin-and-bones,” reveals MAD founding principal Ma Yansong, “the correspondence of clothing and architecture is they both explore the relationship between the interior and the exterior.”

Courtesy of MAD Architects Courtesy of MAD Architects Courtesy of MAD Architects Courtesy of MAD Architects +19

Nashare Hotel / C+ Architects + Naza design studio

19:00 - 4 August, 2016
Nashare Hotel / C+ Architects + Naza design studio, © Xu Xiaodong
© Xu Xiaodong

© Xu Xiaodong © Xu Xiaodong © Xu Xiaodong © Xu Xiaodong +13

Ennead Architects Designs Sweeping New Music Center for Xiamen

12:00 - 7 July, 2016
Ennead Architects Designs Sweeping New Music Center for Xiamen, © San Labs for Ennead Architects
© San Labs for Ennead Architects

Ennead Architects has released plans for a new 40,000 square meter (430,550 square foot) Music Center in the Chinese city of Xiamen. The design, produced for a six-week design competition held by Xiamen City Municipal Planning, draws inspiration from the island city’s dramatic topography and history to create a new public institution along the harbor. To provide the beachfront with a new public gathering place, the project’s feature element will be a grand stair likened by Ennead to Rome’s timeless Spanish Steps.

© San Labs for Ennead Architects © San Labs for Ennead Architects © San Labs for Ennead Architects © San Labs for Ennead Architects +13

TFP Farrells Selected to Design New Financial Center in Xiamen

16:00 - 16 October, 2015
TFP Farrells Selected to Design New Financial Center in Xiamen, Courtesy of TFP Farrells
Courtesy of TFP Farrells

TFP Farrells have been selected by Winland Group in an international competition to design "the pioneer project of an emerging financial district," the Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Center. Located on the eastern coast of Xiamen Island, the 500,000 square meter project will comprise four high-rise towers containing office buildings, a serviced apartment tower, a 5-star hotel and retail space.

Courtesy of TFP Farrells Courtesy of TFP Farrells Courtesy of TFP Farrells Courtesy of TFP Farrells +8

JH Factory Complex Design / XU Kai

01:00 - 18 September, 2014
JH Factory Complex Design / XU Kai, © Amelie Yang
© Amelie Yang

© Amelie Yang © Amelie Yang © Amelie Yang © Amelie Yang +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Huli, Xiamen, Fujian, China, 361009
  • Area

    9500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

    Amelie Yang, Courtesy of XU Kai

Hotel WIND / TEAM BLDG

01:00 - 23 December, 2013
Hotel WIND / TEAM BLDG, © Nacasa & Partners
© Nacasa & Partners

© Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners +43

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xiamen, Fujian, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Xiao Lei, Wang Jin
  • Collaborators

    Chen Leeyang, Wang Qi, Zhang Tao, Jin Kuramoto, Ishibashi Tadahito, Tetsu Miyazawa, Shigenori Ichimura
  • Construction

    Chens’ Constructing
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Xiamen Wu Yuan Wan Mixed-Use Development Winning Proposal / Aedas

01:00 - 16 May, 2013
Xiamen Wu Yuan Wan Mixed-Use Development Winning Proposal / Aedas, Courtesy of Aedas
Courtesy of Aedas

Designed by Aedas, their competition winning proposal to design a bay front, mixed-use development in Wu Yuan Wan, Xiamen, China is comprised of a shopping mall, a five-star hotel and two SOHO towers. With a total gross floor area of 175,000 square meters, their design aims to become the centerpiece of a new master plan. Ultimately, it will be a new retail landmark and a well integrated complex that responds to its watery surrounding.  More images and architects’ description after the break.

The Vanke Sales House / AECOM

01:00 - 29 April, 2013
The Vanke Sales House / AECOM, © Sergio Marquez
© Sergio Marquez

© Sergio Marquez © Sergio Marquez © Sergio Marquez © Sergio Marquez +31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xiamen, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Aki Omi
  • Project Director

    Hiroyuki Shinohara
  • Project Manager

    Yi-Chieh Su
  • Design Team

    Sergio Marquez, Jie Edence Zhao, Yi-Ting Alice Chiu, Po Wei Lai, Chao Wei-Hsiang
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs