The rapid urbanization of China is opening up significant opportunities for Australian architectural practices.
China’s first comprehensive maritime museum, located ouside Tianjin, at once reflects contemporary globalism, the marine history of the local area and a profoundly Australian style of architecture rooted in landscape metaphors.
Woods Bagot has been appointed to transform an 82-year-old former textile mill in the China into a retail and entertainment centre.
The 2016 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat conference spanned three cities of China’s Pearl River Delta, a vast urban region faced with the challenges of bringing amenity and sustainability to dense, polycentric urban areas.
The Chinese government has released a guideline proscribing odd-shaped buildings described as “xenocentric” and “weird.”