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Chengdu

Crystal Laputa / 5+design

22:00 - 11 June, 2018
Crystal Laputa / 5+design, Courtesy of 5+design
Courtesy of 5+design

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Area

    731946.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017

Pelli Clarke Pelli Details Competition-Winning Proposal for the Chengdu Natural History Museum

12:00 - 7 June, 2018
Pelli Clarke Pelli Details Competition-Winning Proposal for the Chengdu Natural History Museum , Courtesy of Steelblue
Courtesy of Steelblue

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has won an international contest for the Chengdu Natural History Museum in China, seeing off competition from firms such as Zaha Hadid Architects and FUKSAS. With a form inspired by the geological impact of shifting tectonic plates, and reflecting pools inspired by ancient irrigation systems, the scheme makes heavy reference to the surrounding natural landscape, while dominant features such as a tall central atrium form a visual connection with the built environment. Below, the architects offer their own description of the winning scheme. 

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Stefano Boeri Combats Rural Decline With Free Initiative

16:00 - 2 June, 2018
Stefano Boeri Combats Rural Decline With Free Initiative, School Exterior Visualization. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti
School Exterior Visualization. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti

For the 2018 Venice BiennaleStefano Boeri Architetti presents Slow Food Freespace, the first Slow Village to be constructed in Sichuan, China. Made in collaboration with Slow Food Movement, speakers Stefano Boeri and Carlo Petrini discussed the project at the event “Across Chinese Cities - The Community.” 

For the Slow Food China project, Stefano Boeri Architetti has designed a school, a library and a small museum for the villages involved, free of charge. The program attempts to encourage millions of Chinese farmers to stay in their rural districts, combatting the unprecedented emigration to cities which has grown in the last few years. By offering educational facilities and cultural landmarks to these rural communities, it inspires the preservation of local culture and acknowledges the importance of the agricultural economy.

Library Visualization. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti School Visualization. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti Masterplan. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti Elevations and Plans. Image Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti + 7

Bamboo Craft Village / Archi-Union Architects

00:00 - 24 May, 2018
Bamboo Craft Village / Archi-Union Architects, © Bian Lin
© Bian Lin

© Huapeng Chu © Li Han © Huapeng Chu © Huapeng Chu + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Daomingzhen, Chongzhou, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Principla Architect

  • Architecture

    Alex Han, Xiangping Kong, Shaoying Lei, Bing Yang
  • Interior

    Qinhao Wen, Xiaoming Chen, Jingyan Tang, Qiucheng Li, Ju Wang
  • Structure

    Jing Wang, Jinjiang Zhou, Lei Li, Chen Liang, Chen Liang, Qiang Zhou, Xiang Zhang, Xiaoyi Zhao
  • Electromechanical

    Yong Liu, Ying Yu, Xi Li, Yong Wang, Dawei Wei
  • Digital Fabrication

    Wen Zhang, Liming Zhang, Sizhong He
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Morphosis Releases Details of Competition-Winning Scheme for Unicorn Island Masterplan in China

12:00 - 15 May, 2018
Morphosis Releases Details of Competition-Winning Scheme for Unicorn Island Masterplan in China, via Morphosis
via Morphosis

Morphosis has released details of their competition-winning masterplan for Unicorn Island in Chengdu, China. One of four entrants to be successful, including the OMA scheme we covered yesterday, Morphosis were recognized for their “walkable park city interweaving business resources, green infrastructure, and lifestyle” to offer the optimum conditions for both large and small companies to thrive in the Chinese development zone.

As the Chinese economy transitions from a production-based system to one driven by services, the Unicorn island masterplan is an initiative commissioned by the Chengdu government to offer state-of-the-art resources and networks for both start-up firms and so-called “Unicorn” companies, those with a value of over one billion US dollars.

via Morphosis via Morphosis via Morphosis via Morphosis + 7

OMA Among Winners of Competition for Unicorn Island Masterplan in China

12:00 - 14 May, 2018
OMA Among Winners of Competition for Unicorn Island Masterplan in China, Courtesy of OMA
Courtesy of OMA

OMA has been announced as one of four firms to win an international competition for the design of Unicorn Island in Chengdu, an “innovative masterplan specifically designed for New Economy companies.” 

As China moves from a production-orientated economy to a knowledge and service-based economy, the masterplan seeks to provide a variety of working and living conditions for both start-up firms and “Unicorn” companies, those with a value of over one billion US dollars. Along with OMA, the four winners also included Morphosis, who were recognized for their walkable scheme integrating business, green infrastructure, and lifestyle.

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Aedas' Latest Mixed-Use Development Creates a City Inspired by 'The Cloud'

16:00 - 25 March, 2018
Aedas' Latest Mixed-Use Development Creates a City Inspired by 'The Cloud', Courtesy of Aedas
Courtesy of Aedas

Aedas' latest project is inspired by the tech cloud as a platform to boast connectivity within the mixed-use development and enable maximum productivity between the zones. Vanke Tianfu Cloud City will be within the new development zone in ChengduChina designated for new hi-tech and sci-tech industries and provide offices, exhibition, residential and retail facilities. 

Jiezi Ancient Town Meiyi Square / Beijing Huaqing An-design Architects

22:00 - 19 February, 2018
Jiezi Ancient Town Meiyi Square / Beijing Huaqing An-design Architects, Meiyi Square Visitor Center West Entrance Corridor. Image © ARCH-EXIST
Meiyi Square Visitor Center West Entrance Corridor. Image © ARCH-EXIST

Meiyi Square Visitor Center Platform. Image © ARCH-EXIST Meiyi Square Visitor Center Side View. Image © ARCH-EXIST Meiyi Square Visitor Centre Roof Material Texture. Image © ARCH-EXIST Meiyi Square Light and Color. Image © Jianyu Pu + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Jiezi Town, Chongzhou City, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Jianyu Pu
  • Design Team

    Boying Liu, Bing Pu, Shasha Wu
  • Client

    Chengdu liuli tourism investment and Development Co., Ltd.
  • Area

    12000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Chengdu ICON Yunduan / PES-Architects

20:00 - 26 January, 2018
Chengdu ICON Yunduan / PES-Architects, © Zhewei Su
© Zhewei Su
  • Architects

  • Location

    Tianfu Ave South Section Side Rd, Wuhou Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
  • LDI

    China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Architect in Charge

    Tuomas Silvennoinen
  • Design Team

    Pekka Salminen, Tristan Hughes, Emanuel Lopes, Fang Hai, Satu Ristola, Miguel Santos, Kati Norta, Marcelo Diez, Tiina Juntunen, Uros Kostic, Teemu Kekkonen, Masahide Nakane
  • Area

    160000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

The Budapest Café / Biasol

09:00 - 25 January, 2018
The Budapest Café  / Biasol, Courtesy of Biasol
Courtesy of Biasol

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Area

    178.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

West Village - Basis Yard / Jiakun Architects

19:00 - 3 October, 2017
West Village - Basis Yard / Jiakun Architects, © ArchExist
© ArchExist

© Chengdu Beisen Culture © ArchExist © ArchExist © ArchExist + 18

Chengdu Aerospace Superalloy Technology Campus / Tanghua Architect & Associates

22:00 - 14 September, 2017
Chengdu Aerospace Superalloy Technology Campus / Tanghua Architect & Associates, Complex Building Interior
Complex Building Interior

Complex Building Courtyard Dorm Entrance Staff Canteen + 41

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xihanggang Ave South Extend Line 2999, Shuangliu Xian, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Hua Tang
  • Design Team

    Xin Liu, Peng Shao, Shuai Shao, Liu Liu, Ning Yang, Shijiin Ma, Sicong Wang, Fang Deng, Tianhao Wang, Zemin Wang etc.
  • Area

    291253.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Zhongshuge Bookstore / X+Living

22:00 - 16 June, 2017
Zhongshuge Bookstore / X+Living, Lecture Hall. Image © Feng Shao
Lecture Hall. Image © Feng Shao

Lecture Hall. Image © Feng Shao Reading Area. Image © Feng Shao Reading Area. Image © Feng Shao Lecture Hall. Image © Feng Shao + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Chengdu, China
  • Design Director

    Xiang Li
  • Design Team

    Huan Liu, Chen Fan
  • Area

    1000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Equestrian Center in Luxelakes Eco-City / Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group

19:00 - 8 May, 2017
Equestrian Center in Luxelakes Eco-City / Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group, Courtesy of Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group
Courtesy of Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Luxelakes Eco-City, Chengdu, China
  • Architects in Charge

    Teng Hu, Xianshu Jin, Jing He
  • Project Developer

    Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group, Product Reserach & Developement Center
  • Area

    6450.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Peace Creek Villas / John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

09:00 - 19 January, 2017
 Peace Creek Villas  / John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, © Su Chen
© Su Chen

© Su Chen © Su Chen © Su Chen © Su Chen + 30

Chengdu Museum / Sutherland Hussey Harris

21:00 - 22 November, 2016
Chengdu Museum / Sutherland Hussey Harris, © ARCH-EXIST
© ARCH-EXIST

Courtesy of SHH © ARCH-EXIST © ARCH-EXIST © ARCH-EXIST + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Sutherland Hussey Harris, in collaboration with Pansolution International, and CAPDI
  • Interior Design

    SHH, Pansolution & Truebond
  • Area

    65000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

The Stepped Roof / Had Architects

20:00 - 24 September, 2016
The Stepped Roof / Had Architects, © Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual
© Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual

© Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual © Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual © Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual © Arch-exist Photography & Wuyu Visual + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Chengdu, China.
  • Architect in Charge

    Zhou Yonggang
  • Structural Consultant

    Chen Wei
  • Area

    360.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014

Ma's Kitchen / Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd.

22:00 - 12 August, 2016
Ma's Kitchen / Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd., Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd.
Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd.

Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd. Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd. Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd. Courtesy of Chengdu Hummingbird Design Consultant Co., Ltd. + 26