As the air quality in China’s capital once again hit “crazy bad” levels in recent weeks, a new kind of real estate bubble might just be the solution to Beijing’s woes. But this bubble is made of plastic, rather than… Read More>>
Atkins and China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute (CSWADI) have won a contract for the conceptual planning and terminal design of the new Qingdao airport, marking the start of a successful partnership.
With an investment of 35 billion RMB,… Read More>>
While China was busy setting off firecrackers over the spring festival holiday, two Russian daredevils decided to celebrate the new year with an unauthorised climb of China’s tallest building.
The lack of an elevator or even exterior walls on the… Read More>>
While the growth of tech firms in the US has led to university-sized suburban campuses such as Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California and the Googleplex in Mountain View, China’s more crowded conditions and urban lifestyle is leading its Internet firms… Read More>>
A design by Washington DC-based architect Liu Xiang has been selected for a new commercial real estate development in the city of Shaoxing in China’s Zhejiang province.
The architect believes that the design for the 160,000 square metre cultural centre… Read More>>
It could be a giant doughnut, or maybe the world’s largest imperial Chinese coin, but whatever it represents, the Guangzhou Circle is big and round.
The 33-storey tower, which opened this month in southern China is the world’s tallest circular building at 138 metres, and has 85,000 square metres of office space.
The most radically designed project of China’s most flamboyant real estate developer is largely finished, and the Wangjing area of Beijing’s Chaoyang district will soon feature 3 hump-shaped towers that have been likened to Chinese fans, or ship’s sails.
Wangjing SOHO was designed by Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, and consists of three curved towers reaching as high as 200 metres.
While China grabbed worldwide headlines in 2013 for megaprojects such as the Shanghai Tower, not all the news is about bigger buildings. A mere 30-storey tower in Xiamen has taken home a Luban Prize, the country’s top award for design… Read More>>