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Posted by on May 1, 2017 in China, Lab D+H, Landscape architecture Posts

Vanke Cloud City | Uses Street Furniture to Re-imagine the Urban Landscape

Vanke Cloud City | Uses Street Furniture to Re-imagine the Urban Landscape

Article by Amrita Slatch – Vanke Cloud City Phase 2, by Lab D+H, in Guangzhou, China. It is very rare for mixed-use developments to cater to a specific group of people. But the Cloud City development by Vanke (China’s largest real estate developer) has taken the bold step of focusing on the younger generation, who come to live in extravagant first-tier cities such as Guangzhou, but wish to enjoy an...

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in China, Landscape architecture Posts, Martin Duplantier Architectes

Zhangjiajie Pour | The Most Illusionistic Project you Have Ever Seen

Zhangjiajie Pour | The Most Illusionistic Project you Have Ever Seen

Article by Radenka Kolarov – Zhangjiajie Pour, by Martin Duplantier Architectes, in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China. Zhangjiajie Pour project by Martin Duplantier Architectes and Daqian Landscape Architects, in Zhangjiajie, China. This new stainless steel bridge is part of an award-winning concept designed by Martin Duplantier Architectes for the Zhangjiajie World Heritage Site in China. Landscape design for a World Heritage Site is all about treading lightly. And the latest concept...

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Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in 2015, Beijing, China, Landscape architecture Posts, LSA Design

Funmix Shopping Centre | Landscape Architecture Meets Retail in Beijing

Funmix Shopping Centre | Landscape Architecture Meets Retail in Beijing

Article by Win Phyo – Funmix Shopping Centre, by LSA Design, in Beijing, China. Shopping malls in Asia are not only a source of retail therapy but also a prime location for social hangouts. Modern China is no stranger to consumerism, and Beijing, the third-largest city in the country, has fallen prey to shopping mall developments. Towering over the city at more than three stories in height, these large-scale buildings were...

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Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in 2009, AECOM, China, Landscape architecture Posts

Dragon Lake Bridge Park | Establishing a New Waterfront District in Bengbu

Dragon Lake Bridge Park | Establishing a New Waterfront District in Bengbu

Article by Emily Sinclair – Dragon Lake Bridge Park, by AECOM, in Bengbu, Anhui Province, China The Dragon Lake Bridge Park, designed by AECOM designers Lee Yi and Lian Tao, in Bengbu, Anhui Province, China, is bringing the city back to its roots as a waterfront city. Bengbu is a mid-sized city in the Anhui Province of China with a population of nearly one million people. The Dragon Lake...

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Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in 2016, China, Landscape architecture Posts, Z +T Studio

Yueyuan Courtyard | How Classical Chinese Design Adapts to the Modern Age

Yueyuan Courtyard | How Classical Chinese Design Adapts to the Modern Age

Article by Alexis Alvey – Yueyuan Courtyard, designed by Z+T Studio, in Mudu, Suzhou, China Yueyuan Courtyard, designed by Z +T Studio, is a small courtyard within a new development at Mudu Village in Suzhou. Suzhou is a historic city in eastern China that sits between the Yangtze River to the north and Taihu Lake to the south. It is known for its exemplary collection of classical Chinese gardens. These...

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Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Beijing, China, Landscape architecture Posts, NEXT Architects

The World’s First Rose Museum Hits China

The World’s First Rose Museum Hits China

Article by Selen ÖZTÜRK – A review of  the World’s First Rose Museum by NEXT Architects in Daxing District, Beijing, China. In this museum, everything is coming up roses – literally. The world’s first rose museum opened on May 23, 2016, in Beijing, China, in conjunction with the 2016 World Federation of Rose Societies Convention. The convention is an international platform at which the host country and host city...

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