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Atelier Deshaus

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Atelier Deshaus' Transforms Shanghai's Riverfront in 3 Cultural Projects

06:30 - 5 October, 2018
Atelier Deshaus' Transforms Shanghai's Riverfront in 3 Cultural Projects, Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Laurian Ghintiou
Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Laurian Ghintiou

In a creative scene that is already bursting with talent and innovation, Atelier Deshaus' works in China stand out. Their projects, often renovations of existing spaces, do not follow particular rules of style set by others or even themselves. Yet they are united  in their subtle and enigmatic take on the experience of space in the ever-changing urban environments in China. 

© Laurian Ghintiou Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Laurian Ghintiou Shanghai Modern Art Museum / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Laurian Ghintiou Renovation of 80,000-ton silos on Minsheng Wharf / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Laurian Ghintiou + 29

Atelier Deshaus' Shanghai Modern Art Museum Through the Lens of Kris Provoost

16:00 - 16 June, 2018
© Kris Provoost
© Kris Provoost

Architect Kris Provoost, who lives and works in Shanghai, has captured Atelier Deshaus' new Shanghai Modern Art Museum through a series of photographs, displaying both the details of the building as well as its context on the Shanghai riverfront. The Shanghai Modern Art Museum is an adaptive re-use project on the old Laobaidu coal bunker, its industrial exterior kept and re-interpreted into a contemporary architectural project. Provoost captured the beautiful detailing of the project, as well as how it transforms during the cherry blossom season.

© Kris Provoost © Kris Provoost © Kris Provoost © Kris Provoost + 25

Shanghai Modern Art Museum / Atelier Deshaus

02:00 - 27 May, 2018
Shanghai Modern Art Museum / Atelier Deshaus, © Fangfang Tian
© Fangfang Tian

© Fangfang Tian © Fangfang Tian © Fangfang Tian © Fangfang Tian + 44

Atelier Deshaus: "The Idea Is Not to Create an Object But to Construct a Path"

09:30 - 9 May, 2018
Atelier Deshaus: "The Idea Is Not to Create an Object But to Construct a Path", Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, 2014. Image © Shengliang Su
Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, 2014. Image © Shengliang Su

In China's newly emerging constellation of famed architects, few firms elicit the sense of surprise caused by the work of Atelier Deshaus. With projects ranging from awe-inspiring to humble, their work does not adhere to any stylistic rules, but all of their projects exude an enigmatic aura. In this interview, the latest in Vladimir Belogolovsky’s “City of Ideas” series, principals Liu Yichun and Chen Yifeng discuss the role of identity in their work and how they try to connect their buildings to the landscape.

Vladimir Belogolovsky: Is it true that you each design different projects in the studio? Why is that?

Liu Yichun: This has been true since 2010. Before that we always designed everything together. We used to have endless discussions and too many disagreements and arguments. That’s why we decided to pursue two parallel paths. This approach led to greater efficiency and it helped us to formulate clearer ideas of our independent views of architecture. It also helps us to diversify our work and to avoid forming one recognizable style.

Chen Yifeng: It is important for us to express our solutions differently, even though, fundamentally, we are working in one direction and pursuing one family of ideas.

Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, 2014. Image © Shengliang Su Kindergarten of Jiading New Town, Shanghai, 2008. Image Courtesy of Shu He Spiral Gallery I, Shanghai, 2011. Image Courtesy of Shu He Huaxin Wisdom Hub, Shanghai, 2015. Image © Chen Hao + 28

Artron Arts Center / Atelier Deshaus

19:00 - 2 April, 2018
Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus
Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus

Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus Courtesy of Atelier Deshaus + 29

  • Architects

  • Location

    1022 Jia Luo Gong Lu, Jiading Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Design Team

    Yichum Liu, Yifeng Chen, Longhai Wang, Beilei Fan, Kun Chen
  • Structure, Electrical & Mechanical Design

    Shanghai Dujuan Engineering design and Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Interior Design

    Vermilion Zhou Design Group
  • Area

    18300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014

Look Inside a Collection of Shanghai-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin

06:00 - 3 January, 2018
Look Inside a Collection of Shanghai-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin, SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin
SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin

Through his series of architectural photographs, photographer, Marc Goodwin, is giving us an inside look into the architecture firms of the world’s greatest cities. His work has brought us through a collection of Nordic architectural offices, firms both large and small in London, numerous studios within Beijing, a selection of practices in Seoul, and a compendium of offices through the French capital. Shanghai is the next to be added to his list with his most recent collection showcasing the rich architectural culture of China’s largest city.

Archi-Union. Image © Marc Goodwin SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin RSHP. Image © Marc Goodwin Neri&Hu. Image © Marc Goodwin + 34

Xinchang Village's Central Kindergarten / Atelier Deshaus

22:00 - 19 September, 2017
Xinchang Village's Central Kindergarten / Atelier Deshaus, © Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

© Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xinchang village of Tianquan county in Sichuan Province, China
  • Design Team

    Chen Yifeng, Liu Yichun, Gao Lin, Gao De
  • Construction

    BEIJING TONGCHENGFANHUA ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING CONSULTING Co.,Ltd.
  • Client

    One Foundation
  • Area

    1500.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

Tea House in Li Garden / Atelier Deshaus

22:00 - 23 January, 2017
Tea House in Li Garden / Atelier Deshaus, © TIAN Fangfang
© TIAN Fangfang

© TIAN Fangfang © TIAN Fangfang © TIAN Fangfang © TIAN Fangfang + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Longteng Avenue Xuhui Area ,Shanghai , China
  • Design Team

    Liu Yichun, Shen Wen, Wang Weishi,
  • Area

    12.0 m2
  • Photographs

Videos: 16 Top Architects Discuss China's "Museum Boom"

16:30 - 26 September, 2016
Videos: 16 Top Architects Discuss China's "Museum Boom", Ordos Art & City Museum / MAD Architects. Image © Shu He
Ordos Art & City Museum / MAD Architects. Image © Shu He

Currently on display at the Aedes Architecture Forum Berlin, "ZÀI XĪNG TǓ MÙ: Sixteen Chinese Museums, Fifteen Chinese Architects," takes an in-depth look at China’s recent museum boom and its effects on the socio-political and cultural landscape of modern China.

As part of the exhibition, filmmaker Moritz Dirks sat down with 16 of the top architects working in China today, including Wang Shu, Dang Qun of MAD Architects, and Zhu Pei of Studio Pei-Zhu, to discuss the challenges of creating cultural spaces that relate both to the global, digital, urban contexts of the contemporary world and to the strong heritage and identity of Chinese culture.

Continue after the break for the 16 interviews.

Blossom Pavilion / Atelier Deshaus

19:00 - 28 July, 2016
Blossom Pavilion / Atelier Deshaus, © Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi
© Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi

© Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi © Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi © Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi © Chen Hao - Zhou Dingqi + 10

  • Architects

  • Location

    No.570 West Huaihai Road, Shanghai, China
  • Design Team

    Liu Yichun, Wang Longhai, Ding Jieru
  • Area

    96.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015

The R&D and innovative port of Anting International Automobile City, Site D / Atelier Deshaus

22:00 - 6 June, 2016
The R&D and innovative port of Anting International Automobile City, Site D / Atelier Deshaus, © SU Shengliang
© SU Shengliang

© SU Shengliang © SU Shengliang © SU Shengliang © SU Shengliang + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • Design Team

    CHEN Yifeng, LIU Yichun, SONG Chongfang, WANG Longhai, FAN Beilei
  • M & E Engineering

    SIADR
  • Client

    Anting International Automobile City
  • Area

    36600.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015

ArchDaily Editors Select 20 (More) Amazing 21st Century Museums

09:00 - 18 May, 2015
ArchDaily Editors Select 20 (More) Amazing 21st Century Museums

In honor of International Museum Day we’ve collected twenty compelling museum projects. In this round up you’ll find a truly global selection; from Wang Shu's Ningbo Historic Museum in China and Tod Williams + Billie Tsien's Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia to Monoblock's Contemporary Art Museum in Buenos Aires, see all of our editors’ favorites after the break!

An Interview With Chen Yifeng, Deshaus

10:30 - 6 May, 2015
Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Xia Zhi
Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Xia Zhi

“We use two aspects to express architecture: Qing [emotion], Jing [pattern]. Jing is the architectural pattern that we apply, to certify the living and working style, to consider what our architecture can bring. Another thing is the relationship between architecture and the site, the city and nature. Ancient Chinese dwellings are usually enclosed by walls, creating an introverted space. This is the second aspect Qing, more related to traditional customs, aesthetics, and our attitude towards the environment and nature. The enclosed space originates from our interpretation of Qing. What we have captured about the ancient spirit of aesthetics is a kind of uncertainty, a kind of blurry and ambiguous feeling.”
- Chen Yifeng, Shanghai, 2013

Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Xia Zhi Kindergarten of Jiading New Town / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Shu He Spiral Gallery / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Shu He Youth Center of Qingpu / Atelier Deshaus. Image © Yao Li + 20

Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus

01:00 - 8 October, 2014
Long Museum West Bund / Atelier Deshaus, © Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

© Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Xia Zhi + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    Longteng Avenue, Xuhui, Shanghai, China, 200231
  • Architect in Charge

    Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng
  • Design Team

    Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng, Wang Longhai, Wang Weishi, Wu Zhenghui, Wang Xuepei, Chen Kun
  • Area

    33007.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Youth Center of Qingpu / Atelier Deshaus

00:00 - 26 May, 2012
Youth Center of Qingpu / Atelier Deshaus, © Yao Li
© Yao Li

© Yao Li © Yao Li © Yao Li © Yao Li + 24

  • Architects

    Atelier Deshaus - Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng
  • Location

    Shanghái, República Popular China
  • Design Team

    Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng, Gao Lin, Liu Qian, Wang Longhai
  • Site Area

    10906 m2
  • Area

    14360.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Plot 6 & Tea House in Jiangsu Software Park / Atelier Deshaus

00:00 - 10 March, 2012
Plot 6 & Tea House in Jiangsu Software Park / Atelier Deshaus, ©  SHU He
© SHU He

©  SHU He ©  SHU He ©  SHU He ©  SHU He + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    China, Jiangsu, Nanjing, Xuanwu, 南京市人民政府1幢 邮政编码: 210008
  • Architect

    Atelier Deshaus (Liu Yichun/Zhuang Shen/Chen Yifeng)
  • Project Team

    Chen Yifeng, Liu Yichun, Zhuang Shen, Chen Juan, Tang Yu
  • Site Area

    24238 m2
  • Area

    20000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

Spiral Gallery Ⅱ / Atelier Deshaus

00:00 - 3 March, 2012
Spiral Gallery Ⅱ / Atelier Deshaus, ©  SHU He
© SHU He

© Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang ©  SHU He + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shanghái, República Popular China
  • Architect

    Atelier Deshaus (Liu Yichun / Chen Yifeng)
  • Project Team

    Chen Yifeng, Liu Yichun, Li Jun
  • Area

    560.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

Xiayu Kindergarten, Shanghai / Atelier Deshaus

00:00 - 29 February, 2012
Xiayu Kindergarten, Shanghai / Atelier Deshaus, © Zhang Siye
© Zhang Siye

© Zhang Siye © Zhang Siye © Zhang Siye © Zhang Siye + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Huale Rd, Qingpu, Shanghai, China
  • Architect

    Atelier Deshaus (Liu Yichun/Zhuang Shen/Chen Yifeng)
  • Project Team

    Chen Yifeng, Liu Yichun, Zhuang Shen, Fan Minji, Tang Yu
  • Site Area

    17070 m2
  • Area

    6328.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs