The process of building in an existing neighborhood is often fraught with conflict, so open communication, negotiation, and compromise with the local community are important. It is with this attitude of engagement with the neighborhood that the Grün
The Dutch firm Mecanoo and the Chinese Meng Architects, in collaboration with LOLA Landscape, are the winners of the international design competition for Shenzhen Guangming Scientist Valley. The ambitious project aims to establish the first comprehen
Faced with the unrelenting growth of Shenzhen – half a century ago a simple fishing village but now a cutting-edge megalopolis – a rigorous environmental policy was implemented, unprecedented in the country, to regulate the proliferating industrial a
The sustainable agenda of the city and the conditions of the site translate into a colorful mosaic of different forests planned, planted, and maintained aided by new technologies, and which function as programmatic ‘bubbles.’...