The international competition-winning design celebrates the continuum of time and space: it is modern and forward-looking while at the same time presents a link to the past, mirroring both the rich history of Chinese astronomy and the future ambitions of China’s space exploration program.
U.S. Commercial Service Invites U.S. Companies to Join the Green Building Forum for the 2022 Asia Games in Hangzhou, China
For more information, please contact the US Commercial Service Shanghai or Beijing Offices.
In addition to the joys of our monthly happy hour, next Thursday's event will also serve as a meet-the-candidates forum for members running for Chapter Offices for 2019. Hear short speeches, ask questions, and learn more about the candidates, as well as their work in the community.
This year's AIA IR conference will take place in Singapore.
Join us November first for an enlightening talk by Mark Sarkisian on new challenges facing architects and structural engineers, as well as his own career of developing innovative solutions.
Join AIA Shanghai and BIAD for a tour of the new Beijing International Airport. Further details will be provided shortly.
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.
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.
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.
For the next 2 months, view works from China’s first generation of Architects educated at University of Pennsylvania. Curated by Tong Ming. (Please note, this is a Chinese Language event)
Join us this Thursday for drinks, canapes, and an enlightening talk by Kyle Lawrence Mertensmeyer. Kyle will present his research he conducted at Gensler on using design-thinking to solve pollution-related problems that Chinese cities are currently tackling.
Next Thursday, AIA Shanghai will be touring a new strategic CBD, the Hongqiao Hub. Join us to learn about this development, its significance to Shanghai, as well as how it takes advantage of special transportation and economic links to provide a truly unique addition to the Hongqiao area.
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.
Join us for our Monthly Networking and Happy Hour at Cottons This Thursday, July 19th. Our Monthly Happy Hours are an informal forum for Shanghai‘s design community to get together and share ideas, projects, as well as conversation. Non members are encouraged to attend.
This Saturday, July 7th, Peter Hibbard of the Peninsula Hong Kong will lead AIA Members and Guests on a tour of the English Settlement around the Bund.
We welcome you to join our Technology and Real Estate Seminar on BIM application at W Shanghai - The Bund on June 27. We will have professionals from Engie China, Gensler, RFR Group, HKS, iDRC and XKool Tech to talk about the BIM application in different fields and the future of technology in real estate industry.
Get ready for three immersive days of what’s new and now in architecture and design, hosted in one of the most iconic cities in the world. At A’18, some of the most creative architects, designers, and firms will share how they’re creating their own blueprint and making a difference in cities of every size all over the world.
Featured Speakers: Sir David Adjaye, Sheela Søgaard
AIA Shanghai is proud to partner with Pureliving to provide an interactive session on staying on top of ever changing indoor air quality regulations. Featuring experts from both government and industry. Scan the QR Code for more information.
Alvin Huang, AIA will present his talk 'Technology / Technique / Techne' will speak about how technology can provoke new thinking in design. Mr. Huang is the founder and principal of Synthesis Design + Architecture an Associate Professor at the USC School of Architecture in Los Angeles.
AIA Shanghai will hold our Design Talk and networking event on Thursday May 24! Come and mingle with other design professionals in our community and expand your network! Enjoy some free food, drinks and music in a relaxed atmosphere.
Through observation, research, and design projects by Liu Yuyang, a Shanghai-based architect and co—author with Rem Koolhaas of the Great Leap Forward—the first research on contemporary Chinese urbanism in Pearl River Delta, the lecture will be a personal account of how Chinese urbanism and architecture have evolved in the last decade as three distinct and sometime concurrent thematic phases: new town development, urban regeneration and countryside construction.
Our partners at Shanghai's ASSC will be holding a panel discussion on the influence of foreign architects on Shanghai's architecture culture. (Chinese language event)
The purpose of this panel is to discuss trends in town and village development in China. Our panel consists of a group of professionals who are engaged in the development of these new lifestyle and thematic towns and we are excited to hear their differing thoughts.
ShanghaiBIM will be hosting an event about the new features on Rhino new version which was released last month. The technical engineer from Rhino's Factory will give a speech focusing on the new functions of Rhino 6.0.