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Shenzhen

Sky Center / PAL Design

19:00 - 14 June, 2018
Sky Center / PAL Design, © Qilin Zhang
© Qilin Zhang

© Qilin Zhang © Qilin Zhang © Qilin Zhang © Qilin Zhang + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Intersection of Qiaoxiang and Shenyun Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Lead Designer

    Patrick Leung
  • Client

    Shenzhen Yanhan Industrial Co., Ltd.
  • Area

    1577.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

WOHA's First Office Skyscraper in China Tops Out in Shenzhen

12:00 - 13 June, 2018
Courtesy of WOHA
Courtesy of WOHA

WOHA has released an update of their first office skyscraper for China, as their Vanke Yun City scheme tops out in Shenzhen. Manifesting as three tower blocks attached to a central T-shaped core, the scheme seeks to present “an alternative office tower typology that responds to the sub-tropical climate in Shenzhen.”

Set against the backdrop of ubiquitous post-modernist skyscrapers, the 1.6 million-square-foot (150,000 square-meter) scheme aims to “radically transform the soulless skyscraper into a highly liveable, humane, and sustainable micro-vertical city.”

Courtesy of WOHA Courtesy of WOHA Courtesy of WOHA Courtesy of WOHA + 17

East & West Restaurant / Horizontal Space Design

02:00 - 26 May, 2018
© Xufeng Jing
© Xufeng Jing

© Xufeng Jing © Xufeng Jing © Xufeng Jing © Xufeng Jing + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Lead Architect

    Bin Ju
  • Design Team

    Qinchao Pan, Yao Hu, Kai Hu, Xiaolin Liu, Xingyue Lei, Yumeng Zhao
  • Area

    148.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Extra Time Café & Gallery / XU Studio

00:00 - 22 May, 2018
Extra Time Café & Gallery / XU Studio, © Zijun Lin
© Zijun Lin
  • Architects

  • Location

    Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China
  • Design Team

    ShiJin Xu, Yijun Xu, Chengyu Luo, Ling Ding, Shanshan Liang, YuSang Jiang, Zhiwei He
  • Design consultant

    Tony Chen
  • Lighting consultants and construction

    Lifor Lighting Consultant
  • New Media Artist

    Fito Segrera
  • Area

    350.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Foster + Partners Unveil Images for Towering DJI Robotics Headquarters in Shenzhen

12:00 - 10 May, 2018
Foster + Partners Unveil Images for Towering DJI Robotics Headquarters in Shenzhen, Dajiang innovation HQ, Shenzen, China. Image Courtesy of Foster + Partners
Dajiang innovation HQ, Shenzen, China. Image Courtesy of Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has unveiled their vision for the headquarters of DJI, the world’s leading robotics company, to be located in the Chinese technological powerhouse of Shenzhen. Symbolizing the “heart of innovation” for the robotics giant, the scheme seeks to alter the traditional concept of office architecture, generating a “creative community in the sky.”

Comprised of two towers, the scheme strikes a balance between research, development, office space and public amenities. The floors comprise floating volumes cantilevered from central cores by steel mega-trusses, ensuring maximum flexibility in large, column-free workspaces.

Sky Farm / VRAP

19:00 - 1 May, 2018
Sky Farm / VRAP, minimal intervention. Image © Jiang Wang
minimal intervention. Image © Jiang Wang

productive spaces back to village in city. Image © Minjie Si minimal intervention of black boxes. Image © Lei Yang birdview. Image © Lei Yang effective production space and unique consumer space. Image © Jiang Wang + 25

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nantou Village, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Lead Architects

    Minjie Si, Lei Yang, Jiang Wang
  • Design Team

    Weixiong Jiang, Jingyi Du, Yunlu Hong, Huan Zhang, Jun Ma, Xinfei Guo, Chi Ma
  • Area

    400.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Meandering Skydeck Features in HASSELL's Competition-Winning Shenzhen District Masterplan

14:00 - 2 April, 2018
Meandering Skydeck Features in HASSELL's Competition-Winning Shenzhen District Masterplan, Courtesy of HASSELL
Courtesy of HASSELL

HASSELL has won a competition for the design of the Qianhai Mawan Mile, a business district for the Chinese “gateway city" of Shenzhen. Stretching over one mile (1.6 kilometers), the masterplan seeks to combine “lush parklands, new cultural buildings, and a meandering skydeck” in a vision centered on human-wellbeing.

Aimed particularly at attracting young, mobile residents in a rapidly-changing urban environment, the Mawan masterplan consists of integrated public spaces, neighborhood zones, pavilion buildings, and a mile-long (1.6-kilometer-long) skydeck weaving throughout the development.

Courtesy of HASSELL Courtesy of HASSELL Courtesy of HASSELL Courtesy of HASSELL + 12

BIG's Shenzhen International Energy Mansion Captured by Laurian Ghinitoiu

08:00 - 24 March, 2018
BIG's Shenzhen International Energy Mansion Captured by Laurian Ghinitoiu, © Laurian Ghinitoiu
© Laurian Ghinitoiu

The Shenzhen International Energy Mansion is the main headquarters of the Shenzhen Energy Company in China. In designing the building, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) paid special attention to one feature: the building's facade. The firm knew that in such a tropical climate, using a traditional curtain wall glass envelope would overheat the buildings and make people crank up their air conditioners. What BIG came up with in their winning design, and what is now the building's most defining feature, is a folded, origami-like facade. This facade provides high insulation and diffuses incoming sunlight, while reflecting the strongest rays onto solar panels.

Laurian Ghinitoiu points his lens towards this uncommon facade design and places the skyscraper within the lively metropolitan context of Shenzhen, China. 

© Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu + 13

Village as Kitchen of UABB / ZHOU Wei + ZHANG Bin / Atelier Z+

22:00 - 15 March, 2018
Village as Kitchen of UABB / ZHOU Wei + ZHANG Bin / Atelier Z+, 3# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images
3# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images

3# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images 3# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images 8# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images 8# Exhibition Hall. Image © CreatAR Images + 52

  • Architects

  • Location

    Dameisha Village, Yantian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Bin Zhang
  • Project Architect

    Zina Li
  • Project Team

    Jing Yang, Ye Xu, Zhaorong Xie, Xiaoxun Liang, Ziyu Cheng
  • Area

    240.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Haihui Co-working Space / 11architecture

19:00 - 14 March, 2018
Haihui Co-working Space / 11architecture, © ZC Architectural Photography Studio
© ZC Architectural Photography Studio

Model. Image Courtesy of 11architecture © ZC Architectural Photography Studio © ZC Architectural Photography Studio © ZC Architectural Photography Studio + 25

His House and Her House / Wutopia Lab

22:00 - 13 March, 2018
His House and Her House / Wutopia Lab, © CreatAR Images
© CreatAR Images

© CreatAR Images © CreatAR Images © CreatAR Images © CreatAR Images + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Dameisha, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Lead Architects

    Ting Yu
  • Project Architect

    Zhilin Mu
  • Design Team

    Shengrui Pu, Dali Pan
  • Area

    226.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Inlay Workshop of UABB / Studio10

19:00 - 13 March, 2018
Inlay Workshop of UABB / Studio10, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

© Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bao'an, Shenzhen, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Shi Zhou
  • Curator

    FuturePlus Academy
  • Area

    2000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Zhulang Huagai: A Figure for the Nantou Urban Village / NADAAA + Cooper Union

19:00 - 1 March, 2018
Courtesy of UABB
Courtesy of UABB

Courtesy of UABB © Jeremy Son © Dongmei Yao © Jeremy Son + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nantou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
  • NADAAA Design Team

    Nader Tehrani, Katherine Faulkner, Mitch Mackowiak
  • Cooper Union Design Team

    Margaux Wheelock-Shew, Jeremy Son
  • Area

    110.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Guangming Exhibition Hall of UABB / CUBE DESIGN

19:00 - 5 February, 2018
Guangming Exhibition Hall of UABB / CUBE DESIGN, © Junwei Chen
© Junwei Chen

© Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen © Junwei Chen + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sha Tau Kok, Jingkou, Yantian, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Huikang Qiu, Anan Duan
  • Design Team

    Huafeng Li, Long Yang, Yuanfu Zhu, Yi Zhen, Lu Zhang, Peng He, Mingjie Li, Yuhang Chen, Zhimin Chen, Minfeng Li
  • Area

    984.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Dom-Ino Pavilion / Benyuan Design and Research Center

00:00 - 23 January, 2018
Dom-Ino Pavilion / Benyuan Design and Research Center, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

Courtesy of Benyuan Design and Research Center © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    99 Shang Wei Lu, Baoan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Lead Architects

    Jianmin Meng, Xi Chen, Fanbo Zeng
  • Design Team

    Nan Jiang, Jingyi Liang, Jianhua Lei
  • Area

    303.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Enclave Book Pavilion / Aether Architects

02:00 - 16 January, 2018
Enclave Book Pavilion  / Aether Architects, © Zhang Chao
© Zhang Chao

© Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao © Zhang Chao + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    NanTou Village, ShenZhen, Guangdong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Zelin Huang
  • Area

    31.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Ping An Finance Centre / KPF

20:00 - 6 January, 2018
Ping An Finance Centre / KPF, © Tim Griffith
© Tim Griffith

© Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith + 13

  • Architects

    KPF
  • Location

    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Area

    462000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

V&A Gallery / Values of Design

19:00 - 1 January, 2018
V&A Gallery / Values of Design, © Chao Zhang
© Chao Zhang

© Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang © Chao Zhang + 11