Shanghai Architecture Walking Tour

Shanghai Walking Tours, Chinese Building Guides, Architectural Walks China, Architects

Shanghai Architecture Tours

Chinese Architecture Guides – Exclusive Buildings in Eastern China tailor made for Groups

page updated 25 Aug 2018

Shanghai Walking Tours

Contact e-architect for your Chinese walking guide: isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk

Shanghai Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Our Shanghai guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Eastern China are all exclusive to each client.

Recent interesting buildings include the Lane 189 Mall Building by celebrated Dutch architects office UNStudio:
Lane 189
photo © Eric Jap

Another striking piece of architecture is White Z Veranda Building in Shanghai by designer Ning Zhang:
White Z Veranda Shanghai Building
photograph : SHEN

Should you be planning an architectural trip to East China please get in touch with Isabelle at e-architect and she will be happy to assist you source an architecture guide or guides.

Shanghai Tower Building China
photograph : Blackstation ST

Shanghai Architecture – Introduction

Shanghai is a key Chinese city and is expanding fast. It is located on the eastern coast of China. It is the largest city by population of the People’s Republic of China.

Expo Shanghai Building:
Expo Shanghai Building
photo : Thomas Ott, Mühltal

Famous architects with buildings in the city include Zaha Hadid Architects, gmp von Gerkan, Marg and Partners, Nikken Sekkei, Foster + Partners and BIG. Other key architects with work in the city include Heatherwick Studios, Goettsch Partners, Paul Andreu Architects, Atkins, Marshall Strabala, BDP Architects and Slade Architecture.

Shanghai Tower – a major new skyscraper building
Shanghai Tower Building China
picture : Blackstation ST

Major buildings to see on your visit to Shanghai include Shanghai World Financial Center by US architects Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, Jin Mao Tower in Pudong by the well known American architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Oriental Pearl Tower also in Pudong by Shanghai Modern Architectural Design.

Shanghai Architecture Walking Tours

Shanghai Architecture Tours can focus on traditional buildings, contemporary buildings or both.

Shanghai Architecture Tours
Oriental Art Center Shanghai Building
photo from Paul Andreu Architects

Shanghai Walking Tours

Contact us to arrange your walking tour in eastern China at isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk or mob. +44 (0)7952 149814

Shanghai Expo British Pavilion Building
photo © Daniele Mattioli

Architecture Tours

Other than Shanghai, e-architect organise architecture walking tours in other cities such as Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Edinburgh, London, Paris, and Glasgow.

Architecture Tours

Shanghai Tower Building China
image : Blackstation ST

Map of Shanghai:


To see all listed projects on a single map please follow this link.




Asian Building Tours

A selection of some cities where e-architect offer guided architectural walks:

Beijing Architecture Walking Tours

Hong Kong Architecture Tours

Singapore Walking Tours




Shanghai Architecture

Recent Shanghai Buildings

Shanghai Architecture Designs – chronological list

Shanghai Building News

Tea House Shanghai, Yangpu District
Design: Archi-Union Architects
Tea House Shanghai
photograph : Zhonghai Shen

Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Design: gmp von Gerkan, Marg and Partners
Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
photograph from architect

Hongqiao Soho Shanghai
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Hongqiao Soho
image from architects

China Diamond Exchange Center building
Design: Goettsch Partners, architects
China Diamond Exchange Center
picture from architect

Website: Architecture

Chinese Architecture

Chinese Architecture

Shanghai Architecture : Contemporary Buildings + photos

Shanghai Architect Studios – architecture practice contact details

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Shanghai Architecture Walking Tours – Guided Walks : page

Website: Shanghai