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Say Architects uses frosted resin panels to create translucent boutique interior

April 6, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Interior of Lika Lab boutique by Say Architects

Milky resin envelops the windows and furniture within this accessories store in Hangzhou, China, designed by local studio Say Architects. Located in the city’s newly-developed Binjiang District, Lika Lab is a boutique selling bags and jewellery, which the owners wanted to display within a red and blue interior. Concerned that the bright hues would distract

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EMBT to cover Shenzhen Conservatory of Music with decorative louvres

March 31, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
The entrance to Shenzhen Conservatory of Music

Wooden and ceramic louvres that reference musical scores will decorate the Shenzhen Conservatory of Music, a group of buildings that Spanish studio EMBT has designed in China. The 129,700-square-metre complex will be built on the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Shenzhen campus and include a theatre, concert halls and rehearsal spaces. It was designed to be a

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Jean Nouvel designs sinuous Shenzhen Opera House for China

March 25, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A visual of a sinuous opera house by Jean Nouvel

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel’s studio has unveiled its proposal for a giant opera house on the waterfront in Shenzhen, China, which will be covered by a curving roofscape. The Shenzhen Opera House is designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel as a 220,000-square-metre cultural landmark for the Shekou Peninsula, a site overlooking Shenzhen Bay. Once complete, it will

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Jean Nouvel designs sinuous Shenzhen Opera House for China

March 25, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A visual of a sinuous opera house by Jean Nouvel

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel’s studio has unveiled its proposal for a giant opera house on the waterfront in Shenzhen, China, which will be covered by a curving roofscape. The Shenzhen Opera House is designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel as a 220,000-square-metre cultural landmark for the Shekou Peninsula, a site overlooking Shenzhen Bay. Once complete, it will

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THAD curves prefabricated shelter over historic Peking Man cave in China

March 23, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
An undulating shelter in China

An undulating shelter has been constructed over the Peking Man cave, a historic site in China that is home to ancient human fossils, in an effort to protect it from weathering. Designed by the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University (THAD), the shelter blocks rain and wind out of the cave, while also

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PIG Design creates Memphis-informed Ya Space! furniture showroom in Hangzhou

March 22, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Ya Space! furniture showroom in Hangzhou

Chinese architecture Studio PIG Design has created a showroom for the Memphis Milano furniture brand in Hangzhou, China, with interiors designed to make customers “feel the atmosphere of Memphis”. Named Ya Space!, the two-storey building was designed to be an exhibition space and furniture showroom for Memphis Milano, which owns the rights to pieces created by the Memphis

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Neri&Hu contrasts tactile brick podium with minimalist office blocks at Schindler campus

March 15, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A monochrome office block with a grey brick base

A podium made of recycled grey bricks links three clean-cut office blocks on the campus that Neri&Hu has created for elevator manufacturer Schindler in Shanghai, China. Named Schindler City, the 32,400-square-metre complex in the Jiading district unites all of the company’s departments in one place, having previously been scattered throughout Shanghai. The campus comprises offices,

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Mecanoo designs Macau Central Library with light-filtering facade informed by books

March 11, 2021 James Parkes 0
Glass wall sits behind the facade to allow light to filter in

Mecanoo has unveiled its design for Macau’s new central library, which will have a gridded, light-filtering facade that opens up like a book to a public square. The Macau Central Library will be built on the Tap Seac square in the historic centre of Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its gridded facade was informed

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Sculpting Luxury Living Spaces

March 8, 2021 HD Staff 0

Sounds, scents, colour and obscure curations form the fabric of our living spaces; tangible, intimate drops that become our life’s glue. The endeavour to create a space that best accommodates daily life calls for a place that is enriched, whilst gentle and flexible. Visualised by Shexia Space Design, this unique home is shaped to show […]

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Team BLDG transforms factory bathhouse into skylit art gallery

March 5, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Spiral staircase inside The Field

Shanghai-based studio Team BLDG has turned the bathhouse of a former aluminium factory in Xiamen City into an art gallery and studio called The Field for an artist who creates Buddha statues. Team BLDG redesigned the bathhouse of the old aluminium factory, which was converted into a creative office park in 2019, from the inside

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