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Lululemon getting active in Shanghai

Lululemon getting active in Shanghai

AIM Architecture has conceived a new flagship store for Lululemon and with 2024 INDE.Awards juror Wendy Saunders as joint design principal on the project, the result is, of course, outstanding.

Taigu Design, shaping the future of education in China

Taigu Design, shaping the future of education in China

Taigu Design and CEIBS Shenzhen Campus have collaborated to design the first business school in China, signifying a shift in the region’s educational framework.

Shanghai high dining at TIDU RESERVE by RooMoo Design Studio

Shanghai high dining at TIDU RESERVE by RooMoo Design Studio

Winners of The Social Space category in the 2023 INDE.Awards, RooMoo Design Studio has made its mark on the Shanghai’s hospitality landscape with a new restaurant design.

A new cultural gem plays with light and dark in Beijing

A new cultural gem plays with light and dark in Beijing

This design for a combined workplace and cultural space in Beijing is sensitive to place, people and culture, all expertly executed by CUN DESIGN.

A sense of place at Shanghai’s Shangri-la Qiantan by Takenouchi Webb

A sense of place at Shanghai’s Shangri-la Qiantan by Takenouchi Webb

This executive lounge and Chinese restaurant in the Shangri-La Qiantan draws sumptuously from the architecture of Shanghai Shikumen houses.

How long is the bridge between nature and architecture? One kilometre, says Junya Ishigami

How long is the bridge between nature and architecture? One kilometre, says Junya Ishigami

At Zaishui Art Museum in Ritzhao, Shandong Province, the Japanese architect has recontextualised the connection between architecture, nature and water.

Beyond retail: UNStudio completes Huawei’s flagship Shanghai store

Beyond retail: UNStudio completes Huawei’s flagship Shanghai store

UNStudio, in collaboration with Chinese information and communications technology firm, Huawei, has unveiled the design for a new flagship store in Shanghai.

BENLAI Flagship is big, beautiful and open for business

BENLAI Flagship is big, beautiful and open for business

The design of BENLAI Flagship store in Guangzhou by AIM Architecture is large, impressive and puts the local fashion house on the map in more ways than one.

From Dune to the Silk Road with China’s flagship tea bars

From Dune to the Silk Road with China’s flagship tea bars

With 2000 tea rooms world-wide, the China-chic beverage brand CHAGEE is spearheading the latest tea-drinking with design by STILL YOUNG.

Dining in the wilderness with Pig Design

Dining in the wilderness with Pig Design

With a material palette limited to stone, exposed aggregate, recycled wood board, metal and paint, there is a poetic simplicity to Pig Design’s realisation of Wild Back that ties it succinctly to nature.

Hassell envisioned K11 Art Mall as an art playground

Hassell envisioned K11 Art Mall as an art playground

This mall proves that bricks-and-mortar retail can thrive with the right amenity-driven design, an inherent sense of fun and an eye on the future.

China and Sydney provide global standouts in the WAF winners list

China and Sydney provide global standouts in the WAF winners list

After three days of crits, talks and presentations, the full winners of the 2023 World Architecture Festival have been announced.