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Building Tour | Far East Horizon Headquarters | Perkins+Will
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Building Tour | Far East Horizon Headquarters | Perkins+Will

Designing a headquarter building is always a great opportunity to tell people who you are and what you do. It is also an opportunity to build a home for the employees, a work setting that increases productivity and flexibility, a people-centric environment that celebrates shared values and a sense of community. Deeply rooted in China, the Far East Horizon Headquarters building is an example that demonstrates it all in its own unique ways. 

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Beijing Event | The Phoenix Center | Lecture & Tour
Jun
29
2:30 PM14:30

Beijing Event | The Phoenix Center | Lecture & Tour

Join the American Institute of Architects for  an exciting and informative Lecture and Tour of the internationally recognized Phoenix Center, in the heart of Beijing. This month our prestigious guest speakers will share their experience on the Design and Construction of Phoenix Center, including their challenges and the achievements. The Lecture will be followed by a private tour of the building.

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Transit Oriented Development:  An Evolving Typology
Jun
12
3:00 PM15:00

Transit Oriented Development: An Evolving Typology

  • M-box at l+mall rooftop | pudong financial plaza (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Transit-oriented development (TOD) has overtaken super tall buildings as the preferred development typology in China. TODs, however, are far more complicated and present a myriad of design challenges. Division of building management and ownership, appropriate stacking of functions, structural challenges, and the mitigation of subway vibrations are just a few of the topics to be discussed during the TOD building tour.

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Tour | Health & Safety in Shanghai's Lane Neighborhoods
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Tour | Health & Safety in Shanghai's Lane Neighborhoods

  • Laoximen Metro Station Shanghai China (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Lane neighborhoods were originally built based on British terraced houses, with security the paramount concern as a tide of affluent Chinese flooded the city to escape armed conflict in the provinces. On this walk, we will explore the format of Shanghai style lane neighborhoods, their evolution over time, and the mechanisms and forms of social organization that affected the health and safety of their residents.

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AIA SH & BJ | Happy Hour + Tour | Stone Archive
Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

AIA SH & BJ | Happy Hour + Tour | Stone Archive

  • Beiyuan North Qu International Winery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an exciting Happy Hour + Tour of the Stone Archive, an AIA Shanghai Award Winner Project. 

The architect, Atelier Alter’s founders will introduce the design and guide the tour of this building. It is an architectural rehabilitation project which transformed a nondescript warehouse into a stone archive whose design excellence was recognized by AIA in 2018. This new building showcases the diversities of stone craft and aims to inspire architects in designing with stone. 

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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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