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Shenzhen: The Latest Architecture and News

Sou Fujimoto Architects Design "Garden in a Box" as Shenzhen's New Exhibition Hall

Japanese studio Sou Fujimoto Architects alongside Chinese office Donghua Chen Studio have designed a large scale exhibition complex in the heart of Futian District. The Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall adopts the city's characteristics as a contemporary entrepreneurial hub, welcoming innovative international businesses in a garden-inspired structure wrapped with white perforated facades. The design proposal was the winning entry of an international competition in Futian, and will be a part of the Shenzhen Ten Cultural Facilities of New Era promoted by the Municipal Government, once completed.

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RSHP Architects and CNADRI Win Competition to Design New Green Portal of the Bao’an International Airport

In a competition organized by Shenzhen Airport, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) and China Northeast Architectural Design & Research Institute (CNADRI) have won a competition to design the Terminal 4 Bao’an International Airport in Shenzhen, China. The winning design offers a new 400,000 sqm building with connections to existing and new transport infrastructure, as well as a space that promotes passenger interaction and wellbeing, all while maintaining a safe post-pandemic environment.

Ennead Architects to Design Dynamic Byte-Inspired Tower in Shenzhen

Ennead Architects have won the international competition to design a dynamic 32-floor commercial tower in the heart of Shenzhen’s high-tech Nanshan District. The architecture studio’s aim was to create a platform that “embraces creative exchange and the sharing of human experiences and ideas”, so they developed a design that offers a flexible working environment with a subtle use of color and materials, complimenting the spatial and functional needs of Chinese tech company ByteDance. The tower, which is expected to be completed by 2024, will employ co-working spaces, commercial, and recreational facilities in a dynamic-looking structure overlooking Shenzhen Bay.

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The Wing of Swallow / TJAD Original Design Studio

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Shenzhen, China

Grimshaw Wins Competition to Transform Shenzhen Airport Terminal into Green Hub

A multidisciplinary design team led by global architecture firm Grimshaw was selected as the winner of an international competition to design the Shenzhen Airport East Integrated Transport Hub. The winning design, which was inspired by the Mangrove tree, will provide travelers effortless transfers between high speed rail and other public transportation means in a new green and interactive way.

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Renovation of SMOORE Liutang Industrial Park Shenzhen / CM Design

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Shenzhen, China
  • Architects: CM Design
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  13658
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: 上海赤青金属制品有限公司, 东莞市博业玻璃有限公司, 东莞市天润建材有限公司, 东莞市造鑫金属材料有限公司, 东莞星宇化工涂料有限公司

Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum / Vector Architects

east facade. Image © Shengliang SuView from the Public Terrace to the City Park. Image © Shengliang SuInterior of Entrance Lobby. Image © Shengliang Su2F public terrace. Image © Shengliang Su+ 42

Shenzhen, China
  • Architects: Vector Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  47269
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Haina Baichuan Headquarters / Dongxiying Studio CCDI

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Dominique Perrault Architecture Wins Competition for Shenzhen’s Institute of Design and Innovation

Dominique Perrault Architecture, together with Chinese studio Zhubo Design Co, has won the international competition for the new campus of Shenzen's Institute of Design and Innovation. Stretching along a mountain range, the large-scale horizontal structure preserves the views towards the landscape, while creating a strong relationship between the learning spaces and the environment.

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Suspended Pavilion / TJAD Original Design Studio

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Spatial Design of the Exhibition Fashioned from Nature / Studio 10

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  • Architects: Studio 10
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1280
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: DuPont, Deco.Deco

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT Wins Competition to Design Shenzhen's Conservatory of Music

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, directed by Benedetta Tagliabue, has won the international competition to design the Shenzhen Conservatory of Music, one of the city's 10 new era cultural buildings. Characterized by the dialogue generated with its surroundings, the complex integrates music and art in nature with a proposal of organic and sustainable architecture.

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SANAA Wins International Competition to Design the Shenzhen Maritime Museum

The proposal designed by SANAA, “The Cloud on the Ocean” was just selected as the winning entry of the International Architecture Design Competition for the Shenzhen Maritime Museum. Led by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, SANAA imagined an intervention emerging between mountains and sea, combining the local cultures, site features, and maritime elements.

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Shenzhen Lianhuashan Park Exhibition Center / Shenzhen Huahui Design

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Shenzhen, China
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  842
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: 深圳燎原玻璃有限公司, 科尔, 高时石材集团

Jean Nouvel Wins International Competition to Design Shenzhen's Opera House

The International Architectural Design Competition for Shenzhen Opera House has announced the selection of the proposal Light of the Sea submitted by Jean Nouvel as the first-prize winner of the contest. “A masterpiece where music meets the sea”, the design doesn’t adopt the conventional enclosed form of opera houses, but it integrates the building into the coastline, showcasing a visionary public cultural landmark.

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Yantian 19.5km Waterfront Boardwalk / eLandscript Studio

Yantian 19.5km Waterfront Boardwalk. Image © Tianpei ZengThe level difference of embankment separates the promenade. Image © Tianpei ZengThe Rock Sur, providing gathering places to visitors. Image © Tianpei ZengA panaromic view in the day time. Image © Tianpei Zeng+ 26

  • Architects: eLandscript Studio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Library of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Shenzhen Campus / Wang Weijen Architecture

entrance. Image © Chao Zhangatrium and walkways. Image © Chao Zhanglibrary, student center and landscape. Image © Chao Zhangatrium. Image © Chao Zhang+ 34

Shenzhen, China