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Suzhou

Perkins+Will is Creating a Whole New World for the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum

06:00 - 19 January, 2018
Courtesy of Perkins+Will
Courtesy of Perkins+Will

Perkins+Will is creating a whole new world 62 miles northwest of Shanghai for the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum. Inspired by shan sui, the Chinese phrase for "mountain-water,” the complex lies at the foot of Lion Mountain and adjacent to Shishan Lake. The 600,000 square foot museum will be the focal point of a new cultural neighborhood in Shishan Park.

Original Bakery / D+space design

19:00 - 12 January, 2018
Original Bakery / D+space design, © Fancy Images
© Fancy Images

© Fancy Images © Fancy Images © Fancy Images © Fancy Images + 17

Historic House Renovation in Suzhou / B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio

05:00 - 7 January, 2018
Historic House Renovation in Suzhou / B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio, © Eiichi Kano
© Eiichi Kano

© Eiichi Kano © Eiichi Kano © Eiichi Kano © Eiichi Kano + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    No29 Jinli Road , Gu Su District, Suzhou, China
  • Lead Architectus

    Shuhei Aoyama, Yoko Fujii, Lingzi Liu, Liman Wei, Shiting Zhang, Guang Yang
  • Area

    2500.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Nic's Planet / Mur Mur Lab

19:00 - 3 January, 2018
© Unitu, Yang Liu
© Unitu, Yang Liu

© Unitu, Yang Liu © Unitu, Yang Liu © Unitu, Yang Liu © Unitu, Yang Liu + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    20 Huancheng N Rd, Kunshan Shi, Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Murong Xia, Zhi Li
  • Area

    180.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Brick Kiln Folk Inn & Museum - Interior Design / H DESIGN

22:00 - 1 January, 2018
Brick Kiln Folk Inn & Museum - Interior Design / H DESIGN, Brick Kiln Inn Reception. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian
Brick Kiln Inn Reception. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian

Brick Kiln Inn Lobby Cafe Shop. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian Brick Kiln Inn Lobby Rest Area. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian Brick Kiln Inn Lobby Cafe Shop. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian Brick Kiln Inn Lobby Reception. Image © Qilin Zhang, Xiang Qian + 15

  • Interiors Designers

  • Location

    Kunshan CIty, Jiangsu City, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Kevin Hu
  • Design Team

    Jason Jiang, Wendell Wu, Vivi Zhang
  • Landscape Design

    China Urban Construction Design&Research Institute CO.LTD, View Unlimited, Landscape Architecture Studio, CUCD
  • Area

    4460.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Landscape Design of Suzhou Vanke Great Lake Park / LANDAU international design

22:00 - 8 August, 2017
Landscape Design of Suzhou Vanke Great Lake Park / LANDAU international design, © ARCH-EXIST
© ARCH-EXIST

© ARCH-EXIST © ARCH-EXIST © ARCH-EXIST © ARCH-EXIST + 37

Dongyuan Qianxun Community Center / Scenic Architecture Office

20:00 - 23 July, 2017
Dongyuan Qianxun Community Center / Scenic Architecture Office, © Dongyuan Design
© Dongyuan Design

© Su shengliang © Su shengliang © Su shengliang © Su shengliang + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Xiangcheng District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Zhu Xiaofeng
  • Design Team

    Zhuang Xinjia (Project Manager), Shi Yin (Senior Designer) Sheng Tai(Field Designer) Du Shigang, LiCheng, FuRong, Luo Qi, Xiao Zaiyuan, Shang Yunpeng
  • LDI

    Suzhou Architectural Design & Research Institute Ltd.
  • Structural Consultant

    Zhang Zhun
  • Area

    3327.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Twice as Nice? Suzhou's Latest Architectural Homage Copies London's "Tower Bridge"

07:30 - 2 March, 2017

It's common knowledge that China has "at least 10 White Houses, four Arcs de Triomphe, a couple of Great Sphinxes and at least one Eiffel Tower," report the New York Times. But now photographs of a copy of London’s famous Tower Bridge (a Victorian riparian gateway to the city) in the Chinese city of Suzhou have emerged – and it's been adapted to suit a five-lane highway. Almost identical—from a distance, at least—to its British counterpart the new structure, which was completed in 2012, has been doubled – a feat which has also required some spectacular architectural additions.

Suzhou Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum / Vector Architects

10:00 - 7 December, 2016
Suzhou Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum / Vector Architects, © Chen Hao
© Chen Hao

© Chen Hao © Chen Hao © Chen Hao © Chen Hao + 53

  • Architects

  • Location

    Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Design team

    Yi-Chi Wang, Dongping Sun, Dan Zhao, Bai Li, Rae-Hsuan Hou, Pin-Chen Yeh, Yilun Wang, Kai Zhang
  • Area

    14000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

SND Cultural & Sports Centre / Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering Ltd.

20:00 - 24 October, 2016
SND Cultural & Sports Centre / Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering Ltd. , © CHEN Hao
© CHEN Hao

© CHEN Hao © CHEN Hao © Arch-Exist © Arch-Exist + 29

  • Architects

    Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering Ltd.
  • Location

    Suzhou New District, Jiangsu Province, China  
  • Architectural Design

    Huang Xiangming, Han Jian, Chen Yan, Zhou Xin, Bai Yu, Xiao Fei, Wang Xiaoyang, Lv Xiaoyu, Zeng Zhe, Feng Bo, Lu Yi, Liu Yang, Bi Zehao, Liu Pei, Yuan Jiani, Du Peng, Ni Ziyu, Ma Lina, Li Xinmeng, Zhang Jiangwei
  • Area

    170000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Urban Ecosystem Design Named Winner of Lion Mountain Park Competition

14:00 - 8 October, 2016

Berkeley-based TLS Landscape Architecture has won the Lion Mountain Park Design competition in Suzhou, China, corresponding to the Chinese government's new Urban Work Guidelines. The guidelines prioritize ecological and urban development, as well as rejuvenation of local character in public spaces. Lion Mountain Park will be the first large-scale public project to be constructed according to these values, envisioned as the core of a new urban ecosystem complex.

Courtesy of TLS Landscape Architecture Courtesy of TLS Landscape Architecture Courtesy of TLS Landscape Architecture Courtesy of TLS Landscape Architecture + 17

Instant Red / Wutopia Lab

19:00 - 29 June, 2016
Instant Red / Wutopia Lab, © Shao Feng
© Shao Feng

© Shao Feng © Shao Feng © Shao Feng © Shao Feng + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Architects in Charge

    Ting Yu
  • Design Team

    He Huang
  • Area

    100.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

ARTS Plaza / Atelier HAY + Drury University

17:00 - 8 April, 2016
ARTS Plaza  / Atelier HAY + Drury University, © Zhao Jiang
© Zhao Jiang

© Zhao Jiang © Zhao Jiang © Zhao Jiang © Zhao Jiang + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ba Da Jie, Wuzhong Qu, Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 215123
  • Architect in Charge

    Yong Huang, AIA
  • Design Team

    Miranda Middleton + Juan Zorrilla Baquero, students of Drury University
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Büro Ziyu Zhuang and RSAA Reimagine the Basilica With Modernized Church in China

12:00 - 3 January, 2016
Büro Ziyu Zhuang and RSAA Reimagine the Basilica With Modernized Church in China, Courtesy of RSAA
Courtesy of RSAA

Büro Ziyu Zhuang and RSAA has unveiled the design for its Zhangjiagang Church project, a community center and church complex in Zhangjiagang, China. Based around the idea of addressing current challenges of religion, the main church is separated from other functions, which are clustered in supporting buildings.

Courtesy of RSAA Courtesy of RSAA Courtesy of RSAA Courtesy of RSAA + 16

gmp Selected to Design New Library in Suzhou

14:00 - 24 July, 2015
gmp Selected to Design New Library in Suzhou, Entrance of library. Image © Willmore CG
Entrance of library. Image © Willmore CG

gmp Architekten has been selected to design a new library in Suzhou in China. As Suzhou's second library, the building will be constructed in the Xiangcheng area, a newly-constructed part of the city to the North of Suzhou's historic center. Located next to one of Xiangcheng's many artificial water courses, in addition to a traditional library, the building will feature China's first fully automated storage system for 7 million books, as well as other public functions including a cinema and exhibition rooms.

Bird's-eye view from the East. Image © Willmore CG Entrance area of library. Image © Willmore CG Interior. Image © Willmore CG Interior. Image © Willmore CG + 7

XJTLU Becomes First Chinese Architecture Course with Unconditional RIBA Accreditation

00:00 - 17 February, 2015
XJTLU Becomes First Chinese Architecture Course with Unconditional RIBA Accreditation , XJTLU's Administration Information Building, completed in 2013 by Aedas. Image Courtesy of Aedas
XJTLU's Administration Information Building, completed in 2013 by Aedas. Image Courtesy of Aedas

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has awarded unconditional RIBA Part 1 accreditation to the undergraduate program at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou, making it the first Chinese architecture program to be certified by the UK architecture body. The accreditation marks another first for XJTLU's partner university at Liverpool, which pioneered the RIBA accreditation system by becoming the first certified course in the world in 1906, and officially marks the program at XJTLU as on a par with other architecture schools around the world.

Zhangjiagang Town River Reconstruction / Botao Landscape

01:00 - 4 November, 2014
Zhangjiagang Town River Reconstruction / Botao Landscape, Courtesy of Botao Landscape
Courtesy of Botao Landscape

Courtesy of Botao Landscape Courtesy of Botao Landscape Courtesy of Botao Landscape Courtesy of Botao Landscape + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Zhangjiagang City Price Control Bureau, 70 Renmin Middle Road, Zhangjiagang, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, 215600
  • Area

    65000.0 sqm

Suzhou School / BAU Brearley Architects + Urbanists

01:00 - 11 July, 2014
Suzhou School / BAU Brearley Architects + Urbanists, © Shu He
© Shu He

© Shu He © Shu He © Shu He © Shu He + 9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Architect in Charge

    James Brearley, Fang Qun, Jiang Han, ,Lin Donghui, Richard Tam, Olga Mladenovic, Nicky Chang, Mao Jie, Zhou Yinying, Chen Lei
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs