Futian Civic Cultural Centre, Shenzhen

Futian Civic Cultural Centre, Shenzhen Building

Futian Civic Cultural Centre, Shenzhen building by Dutch architects Mecanoo, in one of the oldest and densest districts of the Chinese city. Recent urban regeneration efforts aim to breathe new life into this urban centre, which lacks urban quality and is crowded with residential and commercial high-rises.

Folding Residence, Longgang District, Shenzhen interior design

Folding Residence, Longgang District, Shenzhen

Folding Residence, Longgang, Shenzhen, contemporary Bantian apartment, China, by GE Design architects: “we might don’t know whether the parallel world exists or not, but if it does exist, we’re not sure it is completely parallel to our world, or it is mirrored or rotated.”

Qianhai Data Centre in Shenzhen

Qianhai Data Centre in Shenzhen

Proposed by Mecanoo the Qianhai Data Centre fulfills this representational role for the rapidly growing commercial development on the coast of Shenzhen. The 15km2 Qianhai Free Development Zone is a pilot district for the collaboration between mainland China and Hong Kong.