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

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    • Serena L. Rosato

      Architect

      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 delicate irony . Vigilant to detail and distracted by the novelty , constantly in search of the beauty of things. Declared dependence on travel, museums and shoes .)

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