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MVRDV designs Idea Factory, a creative recovery of an industrial building in Shenzhen, China

26-01-2022

MVRDV designs Idea Factory, a creative recovery of an industrial building in Shenzhen, China

In the Shenzhen area, in China, the MVRDV architecture firm recently recovered a disused industrial building, transforming it into a "creative factory". The building houses the offices of the Urban Research Institute of China Vanke, as well as other offices for rent. The roof consists of a large green terrace, becoming a public garden that offers various services and activities.

Creative recycling: MVRDV’s Bulgari flagship store in Shanghai

05-01-2022

Creative recycling: MVRDV’s Bulgari flagship store in Shanghai

Rotterdam architectural studio MVRDV has completed the Bulgari flagship store in Shanghai, a new boutique showcasing the circular economy with a green, jade-like façade made from brass and recycled glass bottles, referencing the original Bulgari boutique in Rome and Shanghai’s Art Deco architecture.

MDO’s Yantai Experience Centre

15-04-2021

MDO’s Yantai Experience Centre

More Design Office (MDO) of Shanghai designed Yantai Experience Centre, a real estate developer’s showroom and exhibition space that stands out in its anonymous urban setting with its high-impact organic shapes.

Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District by DC Alliance

01-05-2020

Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District by DC Alliance

The Chinese architecture firm DC Alliance has completed the Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District, Ningbo, arranging the architectural volumes around a large courtyard that serves as the core of the school activities, also intended as student interaction and the pleasure of spending time together.

MAD’s Wood Sculpture Museum is made of glossy steel

03-04-2020

MAD’s Wood Sculpture Museum is made of glossy steel

The Wood Sculpture Museum in Harbin, China is a building clad in glossy steel

Floating melodies: the CROX’s Liyang Museum

27-03-2020

Floating melodies: the CROX’s Liyang Museum

In the city of Liyang, in eastern China, architecture and landscape design studio CROX has completed an impressive public building: Liyang Museum, the city’s new key landmark, not so much for its 12,000 metres of floor space as for its unique futuristic shape, designed specifically for the volume containing the museum. The plans were on display in the “Time Space Existence” exhibition at the 2018 Biennale in Venice.

Vector Architects: renovation of the Captain’s House

11-10-2017

Vector Architects: renovation of the Captain’s House

Vector Architects renovated the Captain’s House, a home like many others on Huanggi Peninsula in China’s Fujian province. In Vector Architects’ project, the Captain’s House becomes a ring joining the two walls over the sea.

Poly WeDo: music and education according to Archstudio

17-04-2017

Poly WeDo: music and education according to Archstudio

Poly WeDo is a school of music and the performing arts for children in Beijing’s Yongli shopping centre. Archstudio, the Chinese architects who designed the school, took great care with every detail, from acoustics to the natural environment.

Vector Architects and the Seashore Library on the beach in China

21-09-2016

Vector Architects and the Seashore Library on the beach in China

The Seashore Library, winner of the Archmarathon prize, is one of Vector Architects’s most surprising projects. A concrete block on the beach in Beidaihe New District, China, represents Vector Architects’ reflection on the relationship between landscape and architecture.

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