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Linehouse designs space-themed cafe in Shanghai for creator of “Australia’s most Instagrammed dessert”

January 12, 2022 Christina Yao 0
Black Star Pastry

Design studio Linehouse combined stainless steel and meteorites to create a space-themed cafe in central Shanghai as Australian chain Black Star Pastry’s first Chinese outpost. The ground floor of the red-brick villa serves as a coffee and pastry shop for Black Star Pastry, which is famous for selling a Strawberry Watermelon Cake that was dubbed “Australia’s most Instagrammed

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Rossana Hu named chair of the department of architecture at Tongji University

December 30, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Rossana Hu's headshot

Rossana Hu of ​​Neri&Hu has been appointed chair of the department of architecture at Tongji University in Shanghai, becoming the first woman to hold the position. The architect and founding partner of design studio Neri&Hu was appointed to the position at Tongi University’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) on 21 December. “I am

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Dezeen’s top 10 Chinese architecture projects of 2021

December 17, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Chinese architecture

At the end of yet another big year for Chinese architecture, Dezeen’s China editor Christina Yao continues our review of 2021 by picking out 10 of the most impressive projects completed in the past 12 months. Hometown Moon, Tai’an, by Syn Architects Set in the dramatic landscape surrounding Mount Tai, this ceremonial hall is topped

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Eight projects by young Chinese architects that “challenge Western understanding of sustainability”

December 9, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Long Museum West Bund by Atelier Deshaus

An exhibition highlighting a new generation of Chinese architects who prioritise social, cultural and environmental sustainability in their work is currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Named Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China, the exhibition was curated by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to spotlight emerging and

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Neri & Hu completes stone-clad whisky distillery in China for Pernod Ricard

November 16, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Outside the Shan-Shui distillery by Neri & Hu

Mount Emei forms the backdrop for this expansive whisky distillery, which Shanghai studio Neri & Hu has completed in China’s Sichuan province. Named Shan-Shui, which translates as mountain water, the distillery occupies a 13-hectare site surrounded by mountains and a winding creek. Shan-Shui was designed by Neri & Hu to house whisky brand Pernod Ricard’s

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Open Architecture unveils rock-like concert hall in a valley outside Beijing

November 5, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Chapel of Sound was designed to look like a rock

Chinese studio Open Architecture has completed The Chapel of Sound, a monolithic open-air concert hall in a valley next to the ruins of the Great Wall of China outside Beijing. The project by Beijing-based practice Open Architecture is situated in a mountainous countryside area, two hours drive from the centre of the Chinese capital. The

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Fritz Hansen creates beige, white and rose showroom in Shanghai

October 22, 2021 Christina Yao 0
Fritz Hansen showroom in Shanghai

Danish brand Fritz Hansen has opened a showroom in Shanghai’s Jing’an district, which is the brand’s latest outpost in China. Located in the ShanKang Li lifestyle and dining hub, the 220-square-metre showroom is decorated in a palette of beige, white and rose. The directly owned showroom marks the latest step in Fritz Hansen’s expansion into

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