Inspired by the Jinshan Temple nearby, this teahouse harbors within it the structure of a high-ranking Qing dynasty official’s residence, relocated from Anhui to its new home in Fuzhou with its ornamental carvings and intricate joinery intact. The Re
The Shanghai firm headed by Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu were tasked to renovate an old brick building containing two levels of offices, to combine this use with a cultural center including a library, an exhibition hall, and a multipurpose space for 10
This twenty-room hotel rises in an environment dotted with small lakes and a handful of preexisting structures that have been transformed to adapt to new uses...
Located by Cool Docks, a new development on the South Bund District of Shanghai, the Waterhouse is a four-story, 19-room boutique hotel built into an existing Japanese Army building from the 1930s. The concept behind the renovation rests on a clear c
The partial liberalization of the market for architectural projects in China has in past years led to a hatching of young practices bent on exploring paths other than those of official corporativism or the ‘weird architecture’ of international stardo
China has the geographic entity of a continent, the economic potential of a small planet, and the complexity of a macrocosmos with room aplenty for different geographies, tongues, and idiosyncracies. China is the politically unanimous country organiz