Paul Bush’s film about a city that rises endlessly into the future is visually ingenious, but too beautiful to be dystopian, says Fatema Ahmed.
Plasma Studio and Groundlab have reinterpreted Buckminster Fuller’s language of ecological high technology to create a landscape of sharply angled planthouses and pathways.
Morphosis completes its first Chinese project – a manmade island of executive and recreational facilities united under a vast green roof.
In just ten years, Shanghai has built an astonishing cat’s cradle of downtown elevated highways and overpasses. At night, they shine with blue neon. It’s a sublime spectacle – the architecture of the future.
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office creates a hotel lobby that pays tribute to the local heritage of the land surrounding the Shanghai Expo.
One image is ubiquitous on the construction hoardings, billboards and plastic shopping bags in Shanghai these days – the tiered silhouette of the China Pavilion at the Expo 2010.