A coastal district in one of China’s oldest cities is in the midst of a decade-old redevelopment effort that illustrates the challenges, and opportunities, involved in transforming an urban area built along a network of canals beginning as far back… Read More>>
While Alibaba’s Jack Ma became famous as a leading force in e-commerce in China, the leader of China’s biggest online marketplace has lately been expanding the group’s reach into the physical world of shops and stores.
The change in focus… Read More>>
Global design firm Benoy has created some of China’s most distinctive architectural landmarks since the UK-based studio first opened its doors in Shanghai in 2008. Today, as the firm celebrates the ten-year anniversary of its first office in mainland China,… Read More>>
The eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou has sought to raise its profile as a centre of both innovation and culture, equally notable for its UNESCO World Heritage sites and its tech credentials as home to e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Within this… Read More>>
Global design firm Benoy has promoted Teri Tsang, an eleven-year veteran of their team, to Director in their Hong Kong studio. The new role comes after Tsang led design teams for some of the company’s biggest projects in Hong Kong,… Read More>>
Architecture firm Benoy has won an international competition to design a 300,000 square metre, mixed-use project in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou for one of China’s biggest developers, the UK-based company announced today.
The project, COFCO Joy Breeze, integrates… Read More>>
The city of Nanjing is undertaking a $2 billion project to rebuild a three-kilometre stretch of riverfront which has long been home to an array of decaying factories and workshops, into a new urban district providing homes, workplaces and centres… Read More>>
Global design firm Benoy has won a competition to serve as masterplanner and architect for a 367,000 square metre research and commercial hub near the east bank of Shanghai’s Huangpu River. Benoy will work with local developer Shanghai Lujiazui Group… Read More>>
As jet travel has become more common, it has also often become an ordeal as passengers scurry through security drills, and rush through increasingly crowded concourses to catch their planes on time.
When Changi Airport Group, which manages… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, Weber Lo will step up as developer Hang Lung’s new CEO starting in May, taking over from Philip Chen. Also in the headlines, design firm Benoy sees Instagram-worthy opportunities to develop the site… Read More>>