The Design Archaeology of a Suitcase

Design Shanghai 2017

Design Shanghai 2017 opens, Asia’s leading international design event, has teamed up with famous landmark Shanghai Xintiandi to bring the best of international and local design across the city.

Jiaxing Island

Jiaxing Island in Shanghai

Design: MORE Architecture and AIM

With their design for the mixed-use building Jiaxing Island the Shanghai-based offices MORE Architecture and AIM Architecture challenge the conventional notions of urbanization in China.

Shanghai Building News

Shanghai architecture news – Design Shanghai is Asia’s leading international design event, breaking new ground and setting a precedent in Asia’s ever-growing design community.

Shanghai Library China

Shanghai Library, China

Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

The main part of the library will float above two pavilions that will house a 1200 seat performance venue, exhibition and events space and a children’s library, that will all open up towards a series of landscaped courtyards and gardens.

Cross Tower

Cross Tower in Shanghai

Architects: Lead 8

Located in the Huangpu district of Shanghai, the reorientation and renovation of Cross Tower adopts a sophisticated industrial character, complementing the original art-deco style architecture of the tower.

Shanghai Planetarium Building

Shanghai Planetarium Building

Design: Thomas Wong / Ennead Architects

Start on site for the new 38,000 sqm / 409,000 sqft planetarium that will define a new identity for the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (SSTM) and the Lingang district.

Cloud on Terrace Shanghai

Cloud on Terrace Shanghai, Gemdale Changshou Road

Design: Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, Architects

Gemdale Changshou Road is located within the inner ring of Shanghai urban city, near the historic Changde Road with close proximity to two metro stations and a planned future green area in the residential zone on the south.

Shanghai Tower skyscraper building

Shanghai Tower: Skyscraper China

Design: Gensler ; 2DEFINE Architecture

World’s Second Tallest Building: Chief Architect Marshall Strabala updates on construction and design; how tower was built to withstand 114-mph winds and its ‘green’ building design