Beautified China - Sliced Program
Beautified China - Sliced Program

Building: Chongqing Grand Theater
Designed by GMP Architekten

Place: Chongqing

Standing proud on its pedestal, overlooking the dwindling river and the nearby bustling Chongqing city center, this theater is oddly shaped. Wrapped in green glass, this raw looking building, however fts seemingly in gritty Chongqing. This project seems to sit in rest, before quickly being able to transform in a war machine

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Canton Tower
Designed by Information Based Architects

Place: Guangzhou

Rising 600m abouve Guangzhou, the Canton Tower is located along the river overlooking the growing business district. Bundling tubes with a simple twist, like making a simple rope, this TV and observation tower was completed in time for the 2010 Asian Games

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Hongkou SOHO
Designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Place: Shanghai

Waves make their way up. With a sense of fluidity this tower weaves in the Shanghai skyline. As you pass by, the tower seems moves along with the clouds.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Harbin Opera House
Designed by MAD Architects

Place: Harbin

Set in a natural landscape, the building seemingly rises out of the neighbouring wetlands. 2 dynamically shaped theaters are physically merged by a 3 dimensional walking path while also encapsulating an active urban plaza.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: 3 Cubes
Designed by GMP Architekten

Place: Shanghai

A tower with 2 faces.: half open, half closed. A seemingly typical office tower suddenly offers an interesting reading.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Guotai Arts Center
Designed by China Architecture Design & Research Group

Place: Chongqing

Squeezed in the hyper density of Chongqing, this arts center immediately jumps out because of its pointy gestures. A series of red and balck tubes are interwoven to create a 3 dimensional pattern with a strong link to the ancient woodwork techniques.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: National Aquatics Center
Designed by PTW

Place: Beijing

Making completely clear from the outside what the function of the building is one way of avoiding confusion. Water bubble as façade can only be used for a swimming pool.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Binhai Science Museum
Designed by Bernard Tschumi Architects

Place: Tianjin

Located in the Binhai District of Tianjin, this museum is part of a new cultural district. The Bernard Tschumi designed museum is a simple box with a series of cones punching through and brnging light into the depths of the building.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Hongqiao Flower
Designed by MVRDV

Place: Shanghai

4 separate towers are fluidly connected in mid air forming the shape of a flower. The development breaks the trend of banal office developments and gives a more playful representation of what could be.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Ningbo Gateway
Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Place: Ningbo

Carrying the unmistakenbly bright red colors, this project is a signature Richard Rogers project. The dedicated balconies give a distinctive industrial look to a rather unusual chinese residential tower.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: National Stadium (Bird’s Nest)
Designed by Herzog & de Meuron

Place: Beijing

Being seen by billions of people during the Olympics 2008 opening ceremony, this sports stadiums resembles a bird's nest. It also became the face of the new China.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Jockey Club Innovation Tower
Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects

Place: Hong Kong

Zaha Hadid's first permanent work in Hong Kong, this striking shape houses the School of Design.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Shanghai Tower
Designed by Gensler

Place: Shanghai

Worlds second tallest tower, and the crown jewels of Shanghai. The Shanghai towers rises in a gentle rotating sweep to a staggering height of 632 meter.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: UK Pavillion for the 2010 World Expo
Designed by Heatherwick Studio

Place: Shanghai

Built for the Shanghai World Expo, the british pavilion was one of a kind. Clearly not a building, also not exactly a pavilion. Instead it's a collection of seeds implemented in glass tubes forming the Union Jack. A strong piece of concept.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Fosun Foundation
Designed by Heatherwick Studio

Place: Shanghai

A set of curtains are wrapped around the gallery space. The bronze tubes move at regular intervals to create a dynamic play.

Beautified China
Beautified China

Building: Raffles City
Designed by UNStudio

Place: Hangzhou

This large scale development is the attention seeker in Hangzhou's new business district. Dynamically shaped towers transform when rising upwards.

Beautified China - Sliced Program
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China
Beautified China - Sliced Program

Building: Chongqing Grand Theater
Designed by GMP Architekten

Place: Chongqing

Standing proud on its pedestal, overlooking the dwindling river and the nearby bustling Chongqing city center, this theater is oddly shaped. Wrapped in green glass, this raw looking building, however fts seemingly in gritty Chongqing. This project seems to sit in rest, before quickly being able to transform in a war machine

Beautified China

Building: Canton Tower
Designed by Information Based Architects

Place: Guangzhou

Rising 600m abouve Guangzhou, the Canton Tower is located along the river overlooking the growing business district. Bundling tubes with a simple twist, like making a simple rope, this TV and observation tower was completed in time for the 2010 Asian Games

Beautified China

Building: Hongkou SOHO
Designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Place: Shanghai

Waves make their way up. With a sense of fluidity this tower weaves in the Shanghai skyline. As you pass by, the tower seems moves along with the clouds.

Beautified China

Building: Harbin Opera House
Designed by MAD Architects

Place: Harbin

Set in a natural landscape, the building seemingly rises out of the neighbouring wetlands. 2 dynamically shaped theaters are physically merged by a 3 dimensional walking path while also encapsulating an active urban plaza.

Beautified China

Building: 3 Cubes
Designed by GMP Architekten

Place: Shanghai

A tower with 2 faces.: half open, half closed. A seemingly typical office tower suddenly offers an interesting reading.

Beautified China

Building: Guotai Arts Center
Designed by China Architecture Design & Research Group

Place: Chongqing

Squeezed in the hyper density of Chongqing, this arts center immediately jumps out because of its pointy gestures. A series of red and balck tubes are interwoven to create a 3 dimensional pattern with a strong link to the ancient woodwork techniques.

Beautified China

Building: National Aquatics Center
Designed by PTW

Place: Beijing

Making completely clear from the outside what the function of the building is one way of avoiding confusion. Water bubble as façade can only be used for a swimming pool.

Beautified China

Building: Binhai Science Museum
Designed by Bernard Tschumi Architects

Place: Tianjin

Located in the Binhai District of Tianjin, this museum is part of a new cultural district. The Bernard Tschumi designed museum is a simple box with a series of cones punching through and brnging light into the depths of the building.

Beautified China

Building: Hongqiao Flower
Designed by MVRDV

Place: Shanghai

4 separate towers are fluidly connected in mid air forming the shape of a flower. The development breaks the trend of banal office developments and gives a more playful representation of what could be.

Beautified China

Building: Ningbo Gateway
Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Place: Ningbo

Carrying the unmistakenbly bright red colors, this project is a signature Richard Rogers project. The dedicated balconies give a distinctive industrial look to a rather unusual chinese residential tower.

Beautified China

Building: National Stadium (Bird’s Nest)
Designed by Herzog & de Meuron

Place: Beijing

Being seen by billions of people during the Olympics 2008 opening ceremony, this sports stadiums resembles a bird's nest. It also became the face of the new China.

Beautified China

Building: Jockey Club Innovation Tower
Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects

Place: Hong Kong

Zaha Hadid's first permanent work in Hong Kong, this striking shape houses the School of Design.

Beautified China

Building: Shanghai Tower
Designed by Gensler

Place: Shanghai

Worlds second tallest tower, and the crown jewels of Shanghai. The Shanghai towers rises in a gentle rotating sweep to a staggering height of 632 meter.

Beautified China

Building: UK Pavillion for the 2010 World Expo
Designed by Heatherwick Studio

Place: Shanghai

Built for the Shanghai World Expo, the british pavilion was one of a kind. Clearly not a building, also not exactly a pavilion. Instead it's a collection of seeds implemented in glass tubes forming the Union Jack. A strong piece of concept.

Beautified China

Building: Fosun Foundation
Designed by Heatherwick Studio

Place: Shanghai

A set of curtains are wrapped around the gallery space. The bronze tubes move at regular intervals to create a dynamic play.

Beautified China

Building: Raffles City
Designed by UNStudio

Place: Hangzhou

This large scale development is the attention seeker in Hangzhou's new business district. Dynamically shaped towers transform when rising upwards.

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