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Posts tagged 'China'

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

The international campus of Juilliard pays homage in design and spirit to the original New York school of performing arts New York-based firm Diller Scofidio

Buildings

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic, sandalwood-yellow art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light – and is organised around a large magnolia tree Words by Riya Patel

Buildings

Quarta & Armando designs Shanghai nightclub for post-pandemic cultural revival

The design and architecture studio used light and material to create an immersive clubbing experience at Potent Words by Ewa Effiom Over the last year,

Design

Disused outdoor pool in Shanghai turned into new community garden

Local practice PRA filled the former pool with sunken gardens and transformed the adjacent pool house to create an urban oasis Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

Shanghai high-rise swimming pool redesigned as co-working space

Local firm Linehouse transformed the sunken volume of the former pool into a new amphitheatrical ‘hearth’ for office tenants – with sleek design touches Design

Design

MAD Architects creates Beijing kindergarten with colourful roof playscape

The YueCheng Courtyard Kindergarten wraps around a historic 18th-century courtyard and stimulates intergenerational integration MAD Architects has completed a large-scale kindergarten project in Beijing with

Buildings

EID Architecture designs ‘floating gateway’ community centre in Xi’an

The sculptural building provides a landmark hub for a new neighbourhood Located in the evolving district of Fengdong near the historic Chinese city of Xi’an,

Buildings

Powerhouse Company designs undulating red walkway for new Chengdu district

The sculptural ‘Loop of Wisdom’ is designed by the Dutch practice to catalyse an evolving neighbourhood in the Chinese city Words by Hugh Metcalf Commissioned

Architecture

He Art Museum by Tadao Ando opens in Guangdong

The Japanese, Pritzker Prize-winning architect has designed a museum of stacked circles in China’s Shunde District He Art Museum (HEM) is a new museum complex

Buildings

Studio Zhu-Pei completes Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum

A new museum in a series of large-scale brick vaults celebrates the Chinese city’s long history of pottery production The city of Jingdezhen, in China’s

Buildings

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Architects

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Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

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Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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Brutalist Czech bus terminal restored by Chybik + Kristof

Rethinking care: Design Museum hosts online showcase of emerging designers

The Festival of Britain at 70: questioning the myth

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

Explore Portuguese innovation, sustainability and contemporary design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Manuel Herz designs ‘symbolic synagogue’ in Ukraine

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian

Public installation ‘Arena for a Tree’ opens in Basel

Sculptural school with rooftop playgrounds completed in Marseille


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