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Calligraphy-Inspired Lakeside Hotel Proposed as the Centerpiece of Shanghai's Fengxian District

16:00 - 26 March, 2017
Calligraphy-Inspired Lakeside Hotel Proposed as the Centerpiece of Shanghai's Fengxian District, Courtesy of GroupGSA
Courtesy of GroupGSA

With their design approach treating the site as a work of art, GroupGSA’s proposal for a new hotel in Shanghai’s Fengxian District has been awarded 2nd prize in a recent competition. Located in the predominantly undeveloped Nangiao New City and part of the Yangtze River delta in south Shanghai, the Wanda Jinhai Lake Hotel aims to garner new interest in the region through the creation of a new social, cultural, and economic landmark. 

At the center of the Jinhai Lake, the new hotel integrates into the site and provides scenic vistas of the surrounding waterscape. “Inspiration stemmed from the concept of Chinese Calligraphy, the stroke of a brush with its ink dripping in the water,” say the architects. “Our site is merely a piece of art and we plan to leave our mark via our architecture which is painted on the site following the lines and the movement of the surrounding context.”

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Pyrmont Fire Station Restoration / GroupGSA

17:00 - 28 July, 2016
Pyrmont Fire Station Restoration  / GroupGSA, © Tyrone Brannigan
© Tyrone Brannigan

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  • Architects

  • Location

    147 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia
  • Architect in Charge

    Janine Graves
  • Area

    1147.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
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