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Led by Australian designers, Gossamer is proposing projects like the Jing River waterfront that celebrate the site’s history while also emphasizing the vitality of good design.

Australian architects and the future of Chinese cities

The rapid urbanization of China is opening up significant opportunities for Australian architectural practices.

The museum and a cultural park have been built in the Binhai New Area on land reclaimed from Bohai Bay over the past decade.
Projects | Cameron Bruhn | 23 Mar 2020

Shells, sails and upturned hulls: National Maritime Museum of China

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.

Dahua 1935 by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Mar 2018

Rags to revelry: Woods Bagot to lead rebirth of former Chinese textile mill

Woods Bagot has been appointed to transform an 82-year-old former textile mill in the China into a retail and entertainment centre.

Hong Kong buildings.
Discussion | Philip Vivian | 28 Nov 2016

Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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.

Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid Architects, a complex in Beijing that was completed in 2012 and attracted some criticism from local cultural heritage protection groups.
News | Sian Johnson | 25 Feb 2016

China looks to ban bizarre architecture

The Chinese government has released a guideline proscribing odd-shaped buildings described as “xenocentric” and “weird.”

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