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Wuji Academy in Shanghai, China by Wutopia Lab

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Article source: Wutopia Lab 

In 2006, house No. 1, house No. 2 and courtyard No. 3 were completed at the same time in Jiu Jian Tang, Shanghai, which were all designed by famous international architect Isozaki.

In 2011, the owners of these estates, unbeknownst to the others, invited local architect Yu Ting to transform them one by one.

Image Courtesy © Chen Yao, Su Shengliang

  • Architects: Wutopia Lab (Yu Ting, Pu Shengrui)
  • Project: Wuji Academy
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Photography: Chen Yao, Su Shengliang
  • Height: 12m
  • Site Area: 550 m2
  • Building Area before Renovation: 450 m2
  • Building Area after Renovation: 940 m2
  • Design Period: 2011
  • Construction Period: 2011-2012

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Eight tenths Garden in Shanghai, China by Wutopia Lab

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Article source: Wutopia Lab

Eight tenths Garden is an art museum dedicated to arts and crafts, which can also be used as a venue for the conference in the idle hours. It has a coffee shop, a library, offices, bed and breakfasts, as well as a restaurant, study rooms and chess rooms. It is a micro cultural complex in all.

Eight tenths garden was originally a sales center. The sales center was one of the two-story buildings on the street’s triangular corner, with a four-story circular hall embedded on the top of it. The entrance is located on the garth of the triangle. The other two sides of the building were the neighborhood committee and shops along the street.

Image Courtesy © CreatAR

  • Architects: Wutopia Lab
  • Project: Eight tenths Garden
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Photography: CreatAR
  • Client: Shi Huijuan
  • LDI: Shanghai DuJuan Engineering Design and Consultants Limited
  • Interior Design: ShangRuiYuan Building Design Consultants Limited
  • Landscape design: Atelier VISION
  • Chief architect: Yu Ting

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House on the house in Shanghai, China by Wutopia Lab

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Article source: Wutopia Lab

House on the house used to be shanty above the slums. It was ruins contained whole family with 6 persons on the top of an 86 years history water tower. Architect decided to totally reconstruct the house base on left structure of water tower as meanwhile can’t change house contour according to the code. And the new house should be a complex system with different subsystem but influent each other in content and space with simple display.

Image Courtesy © HU Yijie, CreatAR Images (Ai Qing, Mao Yingchen)

  • Architects: Wutopia Lab
  • Project: House on the house
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Photography: HU Yijie, CreatAR Images (Ai Qing, Mao Yingchen)
  • Architect in charge: YU Ting
  • Design Team: XIA Murong, GE Yufei, WANG Suyu, LIU Qicai, YU Junfeng
  • EPC: PSA Associate
  • Floor Area: 39 m2
  • Project Year: 2015

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Glocal West Gate in Shanghai, China by 100architects

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Article source: 100architects 

Competition by invitation organized by the local Government of Jiading, in which their aim was to renovate the traditional West Gate to downtown Jiading.

Occupied by a local wet street market, the West Gate has been loosing over time the cultural relevance and significance that had on the past.

The new proposal was intended not only to bring back the relevance of all this cultural heritage, but also reactivate the area by the injection of commercial activity.

Image Courtesy © 100architects

  • Architects: 100architects
  • Project: Glocal West Gate
  • Location: Shanghai, China

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A Cottage For Emil Thorup in Shanghai, China by ET Hus

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: ET Hus

The first lines of ET Hus in Tisvilde was drawn on a napkin in a bar in Shanghai. The future owner dreamed of a sanctuary. A place he could use throughout the year, whenever he needed serenity and immersion in his private and professional life. It should be a holiday cottage – but not in the classic sense. The owner wanted luxury as you experience it at a hotel – and it should maintenance-free. The first lines on the napkin was the first of our houses – a total of 143m2 personality, built without any compromise.

Image Courtesy © ET Hus

  • Architects: ET Hus
  • Project: A Cottage For Emil Thorup
  • Location: Shanghai, China

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Transformable Container House in Shanghai, China by HuaDu Architecture & Urban Design Group(HDD)

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Article source: HuaDu Architecture & Urban Design Group(HDD) 

The client is a young man who just started his 3D printing business in Shanghai. By using 3D printing technology, now everyone can design jewelry.

Cannot afford the high rent in a normal office building in the city, the talented young man rent 4 container boxes for a very cheap price and used them as his office and home. 

Image Courtesy © HuaDu Architecture & Urban Design Group(HDD)

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Shanghai Baoye Center in China by LYCS Architecture

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Article source: LYCS Architecture  

Shanghai Baoye Center is part of the phase-2 urban development scheme for the new Central Business District in Hongqiao, a rapidly developing piece of western Shanghai. The location of the project puts it at the center of car, train, and jet transportation, and is in fact the last building one sees before entering the busy Hongqiao High-Speed Rail Terminal from the south by bullet train, granting the project a significant urban presence.The site has several challenging conditions: sandwiched by two city-designated temporary green spaces into an L shape, with a 60% frontage ratio requirement to the east, west and south, and a 24m tall highway overpass running adjacent to its north face, the building must respond to a maximum FAR of 1.60 and a height of 24m.

Main entrance view, Image Courtesy © LYCS Architecture

  • Architects: LYCS Architecture
  • Project: Shanghai Baoye Center
  • Location: Shanghai Hongqiao CBD, China
  • Project Team: RUAN Hao, ZHAN Yuan, Gary He, LI Yan, TONG Chaochao, JIN Shanliang, Devin Jernigan
    Architect of Record: Zhejiang Baoye Architecture Design and Research Institute SINOBAU
  • Size: 27,394 sqm
  • Project Period: (Architecture+landscape) Design  2012-2014, Competition 2014-2017;  (Interior) Design 2014 – 2016, Construction 2016- 2017

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Unbot Inc. Office in Shanghai, China by PRISM DESIGN

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Article source: PRISM DESIGN 

PRISM DESIGN provided an office design for UNBOT—an information technology service company.

In IT industry, technology renewing in a very fast speed. So that the scale of a company would also expands quickly. That requires the office design to leave the elasticity space for the future expansion.

Image Courtesy © Studio W / Wataru Ishida

  • Architects: PRISM DESIGN
  • Project: Unbot Inc. Office
  • Location: Bldg 6 2st floor, Garden Office, No.161 Lane 465 Zhengning Rd, Changning District, Shanghai, China
  • Photography: Studio W / Wataru Ishida
  • Client: Unbot inc.
  • Construction: Shanghai KUI SPACE Architectural Ornament Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • Total Floor Area: 300M2+Loft expansion140M2=total;440M2
  • Design Period: Nov.2016 – Jan.2017
  • Construction Period: Jan.2017 – 27 May.2017

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East China Normal University Affiliated Bilingual Kindergarten in Shanghai by Scenic Architecture Office

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Article source: Scenic Architecture Office

Courtyard, in Chinese architecture, is not only a tradition of physical space, but also a core of emotion and communication.  It helps people to keep cohesion of the family and strengthen the contacts with friends and relatives, and to connect nature and universe in a touchable way.  Yet this heritage is today already an impossible dream for most of urban citizens.

Image Courtesy © Scenic Architecture Office

  • Architects: Scenic Architecture Office
  • Project: East China Normal University Affiliated Bilingual Kindergarten
  • Location: Anting town, Jiading district, Shanghai, China
  • Client: Anting International Automobile City
  • Structure: RC Frame, partial corridors in steel frame
  • Exterior Material: White paint, Transparent and translucent insulated glass, Aluminum panels, Plastic wooden floor
  • Structural and MEPDesign: Jiangnan Architectural Design Institution
  • Site Area: 7400sqm
  • GFA: 6600sqm
  • Design/Built: 2012/2015

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Liquid Laundry in Shanghai, China by hcreates

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Article source: hcreates 

Shanghai’s first Gastropub, Liquid Laundry, is located in the former French concession. The bar and restaurant covers a spacious floor space of 700 sqm’s. The design cleverly allows a seamless flow from the lounge bar to informal and formal dining areas that are intertwined between the lounge bar, pizza oven, DJ’ decks and onsite brewery.

Image Courtesy © Sean Powers Photography

  • Architects: hcreates
  • Project: Liquid Laundry
  • Location: Huaihai Road, Shanghai, China
  • Photography: Sean Powers Photography
  • Graphic Design and Branding: The Orange Blowfish
  • Designer(s): Hannah Churchill
  • Built Area: 700m2
  • Design Year: 2014

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