For today’s Round Up, we wanted to show you the inmense variety of big scale projects (houses were not included), in China. Enjoy!
CR Land Guanganmen Green Technology Showroom / Vector Architects The project is a “temporary” Green Technology Showroom of 3-year use for one of CR Land’s (华润置地) residential projects in Beijing. The idea is to develop the concept of “Temporary” from a meaningful perspective, to design a piece of floating “installation” in the garden, which could be built, demolished, and recycled (read more…)
Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center / BURO II + CITIC This project recently won the civic category at the World Architecture Festival. The local authority of Guangzhou decided to develop a congress centre at the edge of the historical landscape of the Baiyun Mountains. The new congress centre will function as generator for the further urban development of the city of Guangzhou (read more…)
Chongqing Library / Perkins Eastman For the largest city in China, comprising 30 million inhabitants and more than 3,000 years of history, a new library had to be much more than just a collection of books. Chongqing, often called “mountain city” for its majestic natural features and geography, realized this early on in its plan to develop a world-class library (read more…)
New Academy of Art in Hangzhou / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio Iwan Baan shared with us the photographs of the New Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China, designed by Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio. Also our friends at 0300 recently released a very interesting video on this project. You can watch it in the following link. All the photographs by Iwan Baan after the break (see more…)
Ningbo Historic Museum / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio Iwan Baan shared with us one of the latest works he photographed, the Ningbo Historic Museum designed by Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio. An amazing stone work, more pictures after the break (see more…)