The Convergence of People, Cities, Nature, and Technology: A Review of the Shenzhen Biennale

December 22nd, 2019 saw the public opening of the 8th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) in Shenzhen, China. As the world’s most visited architecture exhibition, the Biennale forms an influential moment for the dissemination of architectural knowledge, and the generation of dialogue and feedback loops between designers and citizens. Titled “Urban Interactions”, the Biennale's 2019 edition sets its sights on the multifaceted question of how technological advancements will impact the relationships cities share with people, technology, nature, and each other.

Pan-Dimensional City / Wang Jianguo. Image © Han Shuang / ArchDailyManufacturing Human / Wang Zigeng. Image © Han Shuang / ArchDailyIndividual Furniture / Sou Fujimoto. Image © Han Shuang / ArchDaily“Nomadic Wood (Looking)” – Philip F. Yuan. Image © UABB+ 25

Urban Design and Research of Nantou Old Town + Architectural Design of UABB Venue / URBANUS

Factory Zone Vego Plaza. Image © Chao Zhang
Factory Zone Vego Plaza. Image © Chao Zhang

UABB Birdview. Image © Chao ZhangBaode Square B3 Surrounding Street. Image © Chao ZhangFactory Zone Vego Plaza. Image © Qingshan WuFactory Zone After Renovation. Image © Chao Zhang+ 51

  • Architects: URBANUS
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016