Travelling with an architect : discovering Shanghai

Our contemporary architecture tour in East Asia

by Serena L. Rosato
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TRAVELLING_ This week we take a contemporary architecture tour of Shanghai, the largest city proper by population in the world. Shanghai is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yu Garden, as well as the extensive Lujiazui skyline and major museums including the Shanghai Museum and the China Art Museum. It has been described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of mainland China. 


Shanghai Film Museum by COORDINATION ASIA 協調, 2013


The Waterhouse at South Bund by Neri & Hu Design and Research Office, 2010


The Cloud - Pavilions for the Shanghai West Bund Biennial by SHL - schmidt hammer lassen architects, 2013


K11 Art Mall Shanghai by KOKAISTUDIOS, Hassell and ARUP, 2013


The Swatch Art Peace Hotel by Swatch Group, 2011


Shanghai Oriental Sports Center by gmp Architekten, 2011


Youth Center in Qingpu by Atelier Deshaus, 2012


Camper Showroom by Neri & Hu Design and Research Office, 2013


Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel by Arata Isozaki & Associates, 2011


Design Republic's Design Collective by Neri & Hu Design and Research Office, 2012 


Shanghai World Financial Center by Paul Katz and KPF - Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects

Mercato by  Neri & Hu Design and Research Office, 2012


Shanghai - Pujiang New Town by Sergio Pascolo, Enrico venturini and Michelangelo Brugnano, 2011


Matto by Pure Creative International, 2012


Megastructure Shanghai 2010 Expo by Knippers Helbing, 2010


Cover image ©  Ferox Seneca

    • Serena L. Rosato

      Serena L. Rosato


      Bari / Italy

      Architetto per vocazione, web writer per diletto. Progetta spazi e costruisce idee giocando con pixel e inchiostro, occhi curiosi e delicata ironia. Attenta ai dettagli e distratta dalle novità, costantemente alla ricerca della bellezza delle cose. Dichiarata dipendenza da viaggi, musei e scarpe. ____________________________________________________________ Architect by vocation , web writer for pleasure. She designs and builds spaces ideas playing with ink and pixels, curious eyes and de)

    Shanghai Film Museum 8

    Shanghai Film Museum

    Shanghai / China / 2013

    The Waterhouse at South Bund 354

    The Waterhouse at South Bund

    Shanghai / China / 2010

    The Swatch Art Peace Hotel 5

    The Swatch Art Peace Hotel

    Shanghai / China / 2011

    Shanghai Oriental Sports Center 9

    Shanghai Oriental Sports Center

    Shanghai / China / 2011

    Youth Center in Qingpu 26

    Youth Center in Qingpu

    Shanghai / China / 2012

    Camper Showroom 71

    Camper Showroom

    Shanghai / China / 2013

    Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel 22

    Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel

    Shanghai / China / 2011

    Design Republic's Design Collective 105

    Design Republic's Design Collective

    Shanghai / China / 2012

    Mercato 228


    Shanghai / China / 2013

    Townhouses 1


    Shanghai / China / 2011

    Matto 183


    Shanghai / China / 2012

    Megastructure Shanghai 2010 Expo 35

    Megastructure Shanghai 2010 Expo

    Shanghai / China / 2010