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Take a Tour Inside Shanghai's Cultural Hotspot

Take a Tour Inside Shanghai's Cultural Hotspot

Take a walk through the Hub Performance and Exhibition Center, designed by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, in the dynamic Hongqiao District of Shanghai, China. The video, produced with Pedro Pegenaute, showcases the Center's nature-inspired interior, featuring dramatic lighting and views framed by walnut- and oak-covered aluminum branches recalling forest canopies.

The interior concept draws inspiration from landscape, said architects Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, creating a retreat from the heavily built context and visual overload of contemporary culture.

The Performance and Exhibition Center is the centerpiece of the Hub, a mixed-use commercial development planned to span 250,000 square meters. Directly connected to the Hongqiao Transportation Hub, the Center is the new epicenter of art and culture of Shanghai’s expansion.

News via: Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

The Hub Performance and Exhibition Center / Neri & Hu Design and Research Office

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Cite: Alyssa Wu. "Take a Tour Inside Shanghai's Cultural Hotspot" 24 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/795662/take-a-tour-inside-shanghais-cultural-hotspot/> ISSN 0719-8884
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