On the foundations of a building that was never built, Zaha Hadid Architects designed a new resort for what is considered Asia’s City of Dreams, Macao, in the Cotai district, the part of the city dedicated to tourism and fun.
He Wei designed a tourism centre in the magnificent scenario of a canyon in Anlong, in China’s Guizhou prefecture. The Chinese studio designed the layout of Anlong tourism centre to look like an unplanned rural village.
There is a trend in China toward reclaiming traditional forms of urban and rural architecture for conversion into hospitality facilities such as hotels, resorts and temporary residences. Thus local architectural history becomes the focus of attention for tourists.
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