Snøhetta encloses Polestar car factory in Chengdu with wavy black facade

A long curved wall clad in black steel encloses this electric-car factory that Snøhetta has created in Chengdu, China for the automotive brand Polestar. Completed in 2019, but revealed in new photos released by Polestar, the production facility also functions as a...

Cheng Chung Design creates restaurant within brick art installation in China

Hong Kong architecture studio Cheng Chung Design has created a restaurant and exhibition space within the cavernous interiors of a brick art installation in Mile City, China. The restaurant, named 50% Cloud Artists Lounge, occupies one of several distinctive...

Zaha Hadid Architects models expansion of Beijing exhibition centre on traditional Chinese architecture

A striped roofscape that takes cues from tiled roofs in traditional Chinese architecture will characterise Zaha Hadid Architects’ expansion of the International Exhibition Centre in Beijing. The extension of the centre, located in the Shunyi District, will...

OMA and GMP design Chengdu Future City as “alternative to the typical masterplan”

Chengdu Future City is a car-free masterplan for the capital of China’s Sichuan province designed by architecture studios OMA and GMP to focus on the site’s existing geography and topography. The 4.6-square-kilometre scheme, which is being developed within...