AIA Beijing February Happy Hour + Networking | The Workplace of Tomorrow
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

AIA Beijing February Happy Hour + Networking | The Workplace of Tomorrow

Join the American Institute of Architects at the charming Bulgari Hotel for our monthly networking event. Our prestigious guest speakers Emma Chang, principal and design director of Gensler together with Andreas Thomczyk, managing partner of anySCALE will share their experience and knowledge on the workplace of tomorrow and how their practice has adapted to the the new reality. 

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AIA Shanghai Monthly Networking + Raffle | January 2019
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

AIA Shanghai Monthly Networking + Raffle | January 2019

  • Sui Tang Shang @ The Middle House Shanghai (map)
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Don't miss our first networking + happy hour of 2019, this time at the Middle House, the latest in the House Collective. The hotel, which opened in April 2018, had its facade and interior designed by italian architect Piero Lissoni. Speakers will be featuring two 2018 AIA Shanghai awards winners who will talk about winning projects. We will also be raffling off a one night stay at The Middle House plus breakfast.

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AIA Tours | Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

AIA Tours | Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid

Join us for the exciting AIA - Architecture Tour of the Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Within the Lize Financial Business District, the 172.000+ sqm Leeze Soho design has evolved from its specific site conditions. Straddling the new subway tunnel that diagonally divided the site, the tower rises as a single volume divided into two halves on either side of the tunnel. A central atrium - the WORLD'D TALLEST - extends 190m through full height of  the building connecting the two halves together. 

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A Special Community Event: Towards a Sustainable Design Future
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

A Special Community Event: Towards a Sustainable Design Future

The American Hardwood Export Council and the American Institute of Architects Shanghai Chapter will jointly host a seminar for architects, interior designers, and timber traders of American Hardwoods.  The seminar will help attendees better understand the physical properties, grades, and potential applications offered by different species of American Hardwoods.

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2018 ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting: “New and Future Trends in Real Estate”
Dec
6
9:30 AM09:30

2018 ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting: “New and Future Trends in Real Estate”

  • Mega Room, 3F, W Shanghai - The Bund (map)
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Our partners at ULI will be hosting their annual meeting on December 6th, 2018. This year, they will welcome speakers Albert Chan, Professor Shiling Zheng, and more, to discuss the future of real estate in China. We look forward to seeing you there!

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AIA Members Only Event | viewing of 'The Competition'
Oct
21
3:00 PM15:00

AIA Members Only Event | viewing of 'The Competition'

  • Shanghai Study Center, The University of Hong Kong (map)
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Join AIA Shanghai and Hong Kong University Shanghai Study Center for a viewing and discussion of The Competition with director Angel Borrego Cubero. This documentary is a dramatic look at the work of internationally-famous architects competing on the design for a national museum in Europe.

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AIA SHANGHAI | MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR + INTRO TO USGBC IN CHINA
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

AIA SHANGHAI | MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR + INTRO TO USGBC IN CHINA

Andy To, Managing Director of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for North Asia will introduce how USGBC supports architects during the design and construction Green Buildings in China. USGBC runs the LEED system of building ratings and professional certifications, one of the most popular international standards for Green Building.

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IALD Presents: Lighting, Future! Conference 2018
Sep
2
9:00 AM09:00

IALD Presents: Lighting, Future! Conference 2018

  • Lecture Hall - Tongji Architectural Design Group (map)
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The annual IALD Greater China International Forum always focuses on the latest global trend of lighting design, and attracts Chinese and other countries’ excellent lighting designers. This forum will remain the AIA certifying qualification of academic courses.The forum was strongly supported by AIA Shanghai.AIA's registered architects can participate in domestic forums to accumulate credits, spreading the charm of lighting design and helping the industry co-construction.The “1+N” academic program, play a leading role in lighting design around the world, and pay close attention to the future of lighting. It aims to help Chinese young designers and outstanding lighting design majors from colleges and universities by offering superior resources. For the first time, “IALD Night” will happen, and the IALD members, outstanding students and sponsors will be recognized.

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Panel Discussion | China's High-rise Transformation
Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Panel Discussion | China's High-rise Transformation

Between 2011 and 2013, China used more cement than 20th century America. Today, the nation is home to 60 high-rise towers taller than 300 meters, a feat no other nation can affirm.

This claim to fame, however, is not without its critics. Today, the government seeks a new definition of progress that moves beyond mere vanity projects. Today, sustainable environments that meet the needs of all people are at the forefront of city planning.

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