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AIM Architecture’s porcelain hotel masterpiece

AIM Architecture’s porcelain hotel masterpiece

With great sensitivity to culture and place, the Taoxichuan Hotel in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is perfectly formed for guests and travellers.

Cue the elegance and drama at HONG 9871

Cue the elegance and drama at HONG 9871

A new restaurant in Shanghai is making waves in both the design and culinary worlds. Its bold and inventive menu is complemented by an elegant and dramatic interior.

This art centre emerges like an egg from a cocoon

This art centre emerges like an egg from a cocoon

Inspired by nature, the Nest Art Center in Shenzhen is the latest architectural icon for the fourth largest city in China.

HARMAY serves up beauty with a twist

HARMAY serves up beauty with a twist

With its citrusy palette and edgy office vibe, HARMAY is serving up cosmetics with a twist. Thirsty for more? Read on.

Artist Lucas Zanotto’s exhibition is sure to lift your MOODS

Artist Lucas Zanotto’s exhibition is sure to lift your MOODS

From CGI animation and blackbox projections to AR installations and life-size sculptures, Lucas Zanotto’s first solo exhibition brings kinetic characters to life.

Cantilevered meeting rooms are a centrepiece of this Chinese workplace

Cantilevered meeting rooms are a centrepiece of this Chinese workplace

The newly refurbished Yeahka office conceived by JSPA Design features a stripped away aesthetic that emphasises transparency – fit for a company that specialises in payment.

Pinghe Bibliotheater: An ocean of knowledge for students

Pinghe Bibliotheater: An ocean of knowledge for students

Part library, part theatre, Pinghe Bibliotheater by OPEN Architecture presents an ocean of knowledge for students of Qingpu Pinghe International School in Shanghai, China.

The future looks rosy with Bestseller’s fashion-forward, technologically driven workplace

The future looks rosy with Bestseller’s fashion-forward, technologically driven workplace

An interplay of dualities, Bestseller’s new Shanghai workspace offers a rose-tinted perspective on the future of fashion.

An experiential design in Beijing that ticks every box

An experiential design in Beijing that ticks every box

CUN Design redefines the retail experience with a dramatic industrial design for Qpokee, geared towards China’s Gen Z shoppers.

This pavilion has an unexpectedly cavernous and undulating shell-like interior

This pavilion has an unexpectedly cavernous and undulating shell-like interior

SpActrum has conceived a “brutal” reaction to a tidy tourist village in Shangen Village, China.

One substantial building formed from four perforated volumes

One substantial building formed from four perforated volumes

Clever lighting and monolithic perforated walls combine in ShuiFa Information Town Industrial Exhibition Center, China, to create an intriguingly illuminated modern castle.

White Rabbit Gallery opens Big in China exhibition after almost half a year closed

White Rabbit Gallery opens Big in China exhibition after almost half a year closed

Opening for the first time since Sydney was plunged into lockdown in June, White Rabbit Gallery is back to once more deliver the finest in contemporary Chinese art, with Big in China.

INTEGRAL to work and wellbeing

INTEGRAL to work and wellbeing

A beautiful project has been designed and completed in Guilin, China by Ronald Lu & Partners and is both sympathetic to the landscape and conceived with sustainability at its heart.

Farming the future among the gridded walls of Sanya Farm Lab

Farming the future among the gridded walls of Sanya Farm Lab

Sanya Farm Lab, designed by CLOU Architects, is an indoor-outdoor exhibition space, connected by a visually striking wooden grid.

Karv One conceives a dreamlike white garden cafe

Karv One conceives a dreamlike white garden cafe

In Fuzhou, China, Karv One Design has combined terrazzo, gridded metal and greenery to conceive a dream-like cafe.

The Mushroom offers guests a meditative woodland escape

The Mushroom offers guests a meditative woodland escape

Hotels and resorts, Airbnb and pensione come in all shapes and sizes – including this delightfully different guest house in provincial China designed by ZJJZ.

Positive design forces are at play in Meiyi Kindergarten

Positive design forces are at play in Meiyi Kindergarten

Emphasising design, art and music, this Shenzhen kindergarten’s curving white halls, surprising accents and colour fragments make it unlike most childhood schools.

Zenith conquers new frontiers with showroom in Shenzhen

Zenith conquers new frontiers with showroom in Shenzhen

The new space makes waves in one of the most popular cities in Southeast China by showcasing the best in corporate and commercial furniture.

Y-Loft City by Superimpose counters design convention

Y-Loft City by Superimpose counters design convention

Three Bauhaus shaped multi-residences have brought a hinterland region in China rapidly up to speed with modern urbanity and the lifestyles of the Y generation.

Building A Workplace for All

Building A Workplace for All

NBBJ have been selected to design the new vivo Headquarters in Shenzhen, China with a 32-storey spiralling tower that integrates nature, health and equal access to amenities.

Trading the Hustle and Bustle for Serenity and Openness

Trading the Hustle and Bustle for Serenity and Openness

With the Xingchuang International Center, Aedas architects take what could have been a busy city district and instead create a beautiful green space ‘brimming with openness and connectivity’

From ‘Quantity And Scale’ to ‘Quality And Innovation’: Perspectives on China’s architecture and design

From ‘Quantity And Scale’ to ‘Quality And Innovation’: Perspectives on China’s architecture and design

The Chinese development model is undergoing a process of re-examination, says INDE.Awards strategic partner Green-Blue International. The agency’s Founder Feng Gao shares perspectives on China’s architecture and design.

Will you take the ten day hospital challenge?

Will you take the ten day hospital challenge?

Say what you will about the administration of China, they sure know how to address a lack of medical facilities in the face of a crisis.

Biasol’s modern bubble tea café in Shenzhen

Biasol’s modern bubble tea café in Shenzhen

Tea drinking may be steeped in tradition but 蜜葉裡 Ambrosia in Shenzhen has been designed by Biasol for the modern, mindful tea drinker of today.

Is Hospitality Going Down The Same Road Of ‘Spectacle Retail? We Look At Hospitality 3.0 With Shanghai’s HPADDC

Is Hospitality Going Down The Same Road Of ‘Spectacle Retail? We Look At Hospitality 3.0 With Shanghai’s HPADDC

Asia’s latest Instagram bait – Waka Haiku Setsugekka Japanese Restaurant – by Sun Tianwen of Shanghai design studio: Hip-Pop Architectural Decoration Design Co. (HPADDC) points to hospitality further heading toward the sensory and experiential path of its retail sister.

Super Luxe Hotel Design: The Alila Yangshuo Resort

Super Luxe Hotel Design: The Alila Yangshuo Resort

With architecture by Vector Architects and interiors by Horizontal Space Design, Alila’s second China property is a converted sugar mill on the banks of the Li River—a fantastic blend of the natural and the industrial.

This retail space for designer department store, JOOOS is insanely E-P-I-C

This retail space for designer department store, JOOOS is insanely E-P-I-C

Designed by X-living, the new retail environment for Chinese department store JOOOS in Hangzhou shows us why the design industry is the ultimate antidote to online shopping.

Lahas Zone Showroom by Crox International

Lahas Zone Showroom by Crox International

A cavern of recycled timber in a former factory creates an inspiring showroom for a ‘green’ property development in China