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Shenzhen

Guangming Exhibition Hall of UABB / CUBE DESIGN

19:00 - 5 February, 2018
Guangming Exhibition Hall of UABB / CUBE DESIGN, © Junwei Chen
© Junwei Chen

© Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sha Tau Kok, Jingkou, Yantian, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Huikang Qiu, Anan Duan
  • Design Team

    Huafeng Li, Long Yang, Yuanfu Zhu, Yi Zhen, Lu Zhang, Peng He, Mingjie Li, Yuhang Chen, Zhimin Chen, Minfeng Li
  • Area

    984.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Dom-Ino Pavilion / Benyuan Design and Research Center

00:00 - 23 January, 2018
Dom-Ino Pavilion / Benyuan Design and Research Center, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

Courtesy of Benyuan Design and Research Center © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    99 Shang Wei Lu, Baoan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Lead Architects

    Jianmin Meng, Xi Chen, Fanbo Zeng
  • Design Team

    Nan Jiang, Jingyi Liang, Jianhua Lei
  • Area

    303.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Enclave Book Pavilion / Aether Architects

02:00 - 16 January, 2018
Enclave Book Pavilion  / Aether Architects, © Zhang Chao
© Zhang Chao

© Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    NanTou Village, ShenZhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Zelin Huang
  • Area

    31.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Ping An Finance Centre / KPF

20:00 - 6 January, 2018
Ping An Finance Centre / KPF, © Tim Griffith
© Tim Griffith

© Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith + 13

  • Architects

    KPF
  • Location

    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Area

    462000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

V&A Gallery / Values of Design

19:00 - 1 January, 2018
V&A Gallery / Values of Design, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

© Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 11

Shenzhen Talent Park / AUBE

20:00 - 26 December, 2017
Shenzhen Talent Park / AUBE, Aerial View. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li
Aerial View. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li

Sand Beach Island. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li Playground. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li Reeds soften straight boundaries. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li Waterborne Platform. Image © Jie Zhu, Mucong Li + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Futian Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Jie Zhu
  • Design Team

    Jie Zhu, Changrong Zhang, Chong Yuan, Lianheng Li, Mucong Li, Yuan Xie, Kun Zhang, Zhicheng Xi
  • Design support

    Yueqiang Feng, Jianjun Lin, Xiaoji Guo, Jin Wan, COM Department
  • Area

    770000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Shenzhen Sea World Culture and Arts Center / Maki and Associates

19:00 - 20 December, 2017
Shenzhen Sea World Culture and Arts Center / Maki and Associates, Courtesy of Maki and Associates
Courtesy of Maki and Associates

East. Image Courtesy of Maki and Associates Theater. Image Courtesy of Maki and Associates Culture Plaza. Image Courtesy of Maki and Associates Park. Image Courtesy of Maki and Associates + 60

  • Architects

  • Location

    1187 Wanghai Rd., Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

  • Design Team

    Tomoyoshi Fukunaga, Tatsutomo Hasegawa, Yasuko Okuyama, Yoshihiko Taira, Kazuo Sato, Kei Ito, Michael Sypkens*, Hiromi Kouda* (*former staff)
  • KMDW

    Hiroto Kobayashi, Yiqing Wang, Taishi Kawada
  • Area

    73918.08 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

The Results Are In: 2017 Was Another Record-Breaking Year for Skyscrapers

12:45 - 14 December, 2017
Tallest 20 skyline. Image Courtesy of CTBUH
Tallest 20 skyline. Image Courtesy of CTBUH

2017 was another banner year for skyscraper construction.

According to the 2017 Tall Building Year in Review, the annual web report from The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), a record-breaking 144 buildings 200 meters tall (656 feet tall) or higher were completed in 2017, led by the 599-meter-tall Ping An Finance Center and 555-meter-tall Lotte World Tower.

In the report, CTBUH outlines this year’s trends in tall building design. Notably, 2017 proved to be the most geographically diverse year in history for tall buildings, with 69 cities across 23 countries completing new towers, an significant increase from 54 cities and 18 countries in 2016. Of those numbers, 28 cities and 8 countries completed their new tallest building.

150 North Riverside / Goettsch Partners. Image © Nick Ulivieri Photography Lotte World Tower; Seoul, South Korea / KPF. Image Courtesy of CTBUH Ping An Finance Center; Shenzhen, China / KPF. Image Courtesy of CTBUH Raffles City Hangzhou; Hangzhou, China / UN Studio. Image © Hufton+Crow + 27

Design Society Shenzhen / MVRDV

11:00 - 12 December, 2017
© Zhang Chao
© Zhang Chao

© Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Design MVRDV

    Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries
  • Design Team

    Winy Maas, Wenchian Shi, Marta Pozo, with Bart Milon, Gustavo van Staveren, Cai Zheli, Matiss Groskaufmanis, Guang Ruey Tan, Sen Yang, Jan Szymankiewicz, Jose Sanmartin, Wenzhao Jia
  • Project Coordinator

    Jammy Zhu
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture Opens This Week in Shenzhen 

18:00 - 11 December, 2017
2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture Opens This Week in Shenzhen   , Courtesy of UABB2017
Courtesy of UABB2017

Text from the organizers Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB). The Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), the only exhibition in the world to explore issues of urbanization and architectural development, will be opening for its 7th edition on December 15th, 2017. UABB will be held at Nantou Old Town in Nanshan district, an urban village that was once the administrative center of the Bao'An County. Hou Hanru, Liu Xiaodu, and Meng Yan (in alphabetic order) make up the curatorial team, all known for notable accomplishments in their respective fields. UABB is thrilled to host more than 200 award-winning exhibitors from 25 countries to share their perspectives on diversity and urban villages at this year’s biennale.

The New Swan Stone Castle of OCT / CUBE DESIGN

19:01 - 8 December, 2017
The New Swan Stone Castle of OCT / CUBE DESIGN, © Junwei Chen
© Junwei Chen

© Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xiang Shan Dong Jie, HuaQiaoCheng, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Huikang Qiu
  • Design Team

    Huikang Qiu, Daqing Xiang, Jing Bao, Jianhua Gui, Jie Li, Qing Zhou, Shangjiong Liu
  • Partners

    SCDA
  • Developer

    Shenzhen OCT Properties Co.,Ltd
  • Area

    314732.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

YOU+International Youth Community Shenzhen / officePROJECT

22:00 - 4 December, 2017
YOU+International Youth Community Shenzhen / officePROJECT, North Area. Image © Chao Zhang
North Area. Image © Chao Zhang

Entrance. Image © Chao Zhang South Area. Image © Chao Zhang South Area. Image © Chao Zhang South Area. Image © Chao Zhang + 44

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bantian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong,China
  • Architects in Charge

    Ke Chang , Wenhan Li, Minjie Liu
  • Design Team

    Hao Zhang, Honghui Jiang, Wangming Lin (resident architect), Jianwei Zhao, Panao Feng , Lu Teng, Wei Wu
  • Client

    YOU+ International Youth Community
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

China's First Dedicated Culture & Design Center, Design Society, Opens in Shenzhen

16:55 - 4 December, 2017
China's First Dedicated Culture & Design Center, Design Society, Opens in Shenzhen, Courtesy of Design Society
Courtesy of Design Society

China’s first dedicated cultural design center, Design Society, has opened to the public in Shenzhen. Designed by legendary Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, the center’s brand new building on the harborfront of Shekou will serve as a platform for the museum’s innovative program highlighting all realms of design while creating a “thought-provoking experience” for visitors.

Courtesy of Design Society Courtesy of Design Society Courtesy of Design Society Courtesy of Design Society + 49

Seesaw Coffee Shenzhen MIXC / NOTA Architects

00:00 - 4 December, 2017
© Shiyun Qian
© Shiyun Qian
  • Architects

  • Location

    Shen-Nan Avenue 9668, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Lead Architects

    Shiyun Qian, Sheng Xu
  • Area

    243.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Lingers Book Bar / Hejidesign

19:00 - 9 November, 2017
Lingers Book Bar / Hejidesign, © Tony Chen
© Tony Chen

© Tony Chen © Tony Chen © Tony Chen © Tony Chen + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    27 Keyuan South Road, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen, China
  • Lead Architects

    Yan Chen, Fengmao Hsu
  • Area

    118.71 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Call for Entries: Design for the New Ocean World and Hotel in Xiaomeisha, Shenzhen

Sponsored Article
Call for Entries: Design for the New Ocean World and Hotel in Xiaomeisha, Shenzhen, Courtesy of Organizer
Courtesy of Organizer

Shenzhen, a modern, international, innovative coastal city, one of the core cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, one of the most economically competitive cities and the most dynamic cities in the world, and having the reputation of “City of Design”, now is striving to become a global marine central city.

Ciao Amici Bar / Hejidesign Shenzhen

19:00 - 2 November, 2017
Ciao Amici Bar / Hejidesign Shenzhen, © Tony Chen
© Tony Chen

© Tony Chen © Tony Chen © Tony Chen © Tony Chen + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    1st Floor, No.6 Block, Shenzhen Software Industry Base, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
  • Architects in Charge

    Fengmao Hsu, Yan Chen
  • Area

    136.91 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

10.Creative Drink / CM Design

22:00 - 27 October, 2017
10.Creative Drink / CM Design, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

© Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xinzhou souch village,ShenZhen, China
  • Design Team

    Danping Chen, Jun Liao, Zhen Wang, Shaofeng Zhu, Chong Wang, Jia Shang
  • Area

    45.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs