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post updated 14 July 2021

Beijing Architectural News

Beijing Architecture News in 2020, chronological:

14 July 2021
San San De Jiu. 3li Community, Sanlitun District
Design: Fon Studio
San San De Jiu. 3li Community, 3.3 building Beijing Architecture News
photo : Fon Studio
San San De Jiu. 3li Community
In big cities, people are always looking for a chill and fun place to have a rest. Those places usually hide at the corners of a noisy business district. The number of entertaining spots in Sanlitun District is growing fast to meet those demands.

12 Feb 2021
Beijing’s International Exhibition Centre

10 Feb 2021
Asia Financial Center & AIIB HQ

7 Jan 2021
Magic Bar Beijing Interior

11 Dec 2020
OPPO Store Interior

3 Dec 2020
Dujiangyan Zhongshuge-X+Living store

1 Dec 2020
Xu Lei’s Art Studio

26 Nov 2020
WuliEpoch Culture Center

25 Nov 2020
BIT Sports Center

19 Nov 2020
Courtyard Kindergarten
Design: MAD Architects
Courtyard Kindergarten Beijing
photo © ArchExist
Courtyard Kindergarten by MAD Architects
As one enters the interior from above, the atmosphere feels warm and bright. Responding to the sensitive sense of scale and comfort experienced by children, the interior of the building is suspended from a single aluminum grille, which lowers the visual height of the scheme while instilling the interior with a family-like warmth.

30 Oct 2020
Beijing Zhongshuge Lafayette store interior
Architects: X+LIVING
Beijing Zhongshuge Lafayette store
photo : Wu Qingshan
Beijing Zhongshuge Lafayette store design
It’s the second time for Zhongshuge bookstore to land in Beijing. This time it joins Lafayette department store, where the classical gardens and the reading space collided from three different perspectives in the fashionable commercial area.

28 Oct 2020
Beijing Galleria-Instreet Renovation

3 Aug 2020
Apple Sanlitun, Chaoyang District
Architects: Foster + Partners
Apple Sanlitun, Beijing store by Foster + Partners
image courtesy of architects
Apple Sanlitun Store
The design is the result of a close collaboration between Apple’s teams and the integrated engineering and design teams at Foster + Partners.

1 Jun 2020
Utter Space Photography Studio
Architects: CUN DESIGN
Utter Space Photography Studio Beijing Architecture News
Space photography : WANG Ting
Utter Space Photography Studio
Design is not just creation and decoration, but exploring and choosing by heart. With the development of trend and fashion, the media has become more and more diversified in images. Under this background, more photographers of different styles have appeared.

21 Mar 2020
Junshan Cultural Center

20 Mar 2020
Aqua Health Clinic

18 Mar 2020
Pinzhen Galeries Flagship Store

28 Feb 2020
Sunshine Insurance Financial Center Building

4 Feb 2020
Cultural Center of Longfu Building

Siji Minfu Roast Duck Restaurant, 1 Dashilan Street, Xicheng District
Design: IN • X, Architects
Siji Minfu Roast Duck Restaurant Beijing Architecture News
picture : Shi Yunfeng
Siji Minfu Roast Duck Restaurant in Beijing

8 Jan 2020
Eric Parry Architects win Beijing Architecture Competition

Wednesday 8 January 2020 – The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have today announced that Eric Parry Architects have won the competition to design a new Ambassador’s Residence for the British Embassy in Beijing on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The aim of the project was to design a modern Residence that provides a platform for the Ambassador to project Britain’s global influence.

Tony Whitehead, FCO Director of Estates said: ‘We are delighted to announce Eric Parry as our lead architect on the proposed new Residence in Beijing. To reflect the scale of our ambition in China, we are looking to provide a state of the art building that will better reflect the image that Britain wants to project and help facilitate our presence in China for many years. We believe Eric and his team have the expertise and experience to help us fulfil that vision’.

David Morley, RIBA Architect Adviser commented: This promises to be a significant work of architecture, marrying east with west and expressing the essence of Britishness in a progressive way. Happily the competition attracted some very talented architects and it will be wonderful to see Eric Parry’s winning ideas brought to fruition.”

Eric Parry Architects was selected from a shortlist with four other architectural practices:

• Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
• Carmody Groarke
• Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
• Manser Practice

e-architect bring you the last Beijing architecture news in the link below, with a summary of key new architectural designs featured on this page.

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Beijing Architectural News 2019

Beijing Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

19 Nov 2019
Leeza SOHO, Lize Financial Business District
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Leeza SOHO by Zaha Hadid Architects Beijing Architecture News
photo : Hufton+Crow
Leeza SOHO Beijing Building
This 45-storey 172,800m² tower responds to demand from small and medium-sized businesses in Beijing for flexible and efficient Grade A office space.

29 Sep 2019
Beijing Daxing International Airport

23 Sep 2019
Da Wang Jing Mixed-use Development

9 Sep 2019
Oh Yeah Brewing in Beijing CBD by hcreates

19 Aug 2019
Ambassador’s Residence at the British Embassy

27 Jul 2019
MUSÉE Flagship Store in Beijing Qianmen

25 Jul 2019
Sample Office for Poly in Future Metropolitan

5 Jul 2019
Brii Biosciences Global R&D Center Beijing

25 Jun 2019
Vitaland Kid Restaurant

24 Jun 2019
Apartment 55

30 May 2019
Rewilding Garden Beijing
Design: Grant Associates
Rewilding Garden Beijing Expo 2019 landscape
image courtesy of Grant Associates
Rewilding Garden Beijing
A garden design for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) at the International Horticultural Exposition – Expo 2019 Beijing has opened to the public, giving people a chance to experience ‘wild’ nature in the Chinese capital.

8 May 2019
Courtyard House Plugin
Architect: People’s Architecture Office
Courtyard House Plugin Beijing Architecture News
picture © © People’s Architecture Office
Courtyard House Plugin
This prefabricated modular system was first developed as a prototype for installation within courtyard houses in the traditionally Muslim district of Dashilar.

17 Apr 2019
Sanhe Kindergarten

13 Mar 2019
Quad House

Chinese Capital City Building Updates Archive

Beijing Architecture News up to 2018, chronological:

20 Nov 2018
Courtyard Kindergarten in Beijing

12 Sep 2018
ASTUDIO Photography Studio, Art Valley, Chaoyang District
Design: United Units Architects
Astudio Photography Studio Beijing Architecture News
picture © ASTUDIO
Photography Studio in Chaoyang District
United Units Architects (UUA) ASTUDIO is a photography studio founded by the renowned photographer Li Xiaoliang and his team.

30 Jul 2018
The Dog House
Design: Atelier About Architecture
The Dog House Beijing architecture news
photograph : Sun Haiting
The Dog House in Beijing
This is a residential project designed for the owner and their beloved dog, for the dog’s needs on medical care and good living. We call it the Dog House.

11 Jul 2018
MeePark CBD Place of Events
Design: Latitude Architectural Group
Meepark CBD Place of Events in Beijing
photograph : Hector Peinador
MeePark CBD Place of Events
Beijing has a growing demand for places to host different kinds of events. As a city in rapid transformation from an industrial heritage into the service sector, it requires spaces to hold business meetings, product presentations and leisure activities.

Jul 2018
Blue Note Beijing Jazz Club, 23 Qianmen Street, Dongcheng District
Design: Chiasmus Partners. Inc
Blue Note Beijing Jazz Club
photographer : Eric Zhang
Blue Note Beijing Jazz Club
The project is the first China branch of the age-old Jazz brand from New York. The site is the former American consulate to the Qing Dynasty, a landmark project in itself and just minutes of walk from the forbidden palace in Beijing.

Jul 2018
Office Environmental Design of Shiyue Media, Lang Park Vintage, Chaoyang District
Design: CUN Design
Office Environmental Design of Shiyue Media Beijing Architecture News
photographers : Wang Ting, Wang Jin
Office Environmental Design of Shiyue Media
In recently years, CUN Design has won a number of gold awards globally because of its unique thinking in the creative office environment design, making it become an unexpected force in this field.

Jul 2018
Hualong Private Terminal Space, Capital Airport
Design: Shishang Architecture
Hualong Private Terminal Space at Capital Airport Beijing
photographer : An Li
Hualong Private Terminal Space
The structure of the private terminal space is spacious, so all guests on the journey can stay away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal building and enjoy the nice food and the considerate service.

19 Jun 2018
MS-II Restaurant
Architects: WAY Studio
MS II Restaurant in Beijing
photographer : Zeng Hao, Fernie Lai
MS-II Restaurant in Beijing
Architecture, through the manipulation of Space, is the real-life magic for creating a reality that only previously existed in the imagination. This is the vision WAY Studio had when designing recently completed project “Aye by Meeting Someone” restaurant.

24 May 2018
Layering Yard, Qianmen
Architects: ARCHSTUDIO
Layering Yard in Gianmen Beijing
photograph : CreatAR Images (Luo Juncai)/Jin Weiqi
Layering Yard in Qianmen
Layering Yard is hidden in a traditional commercial block near the Qianmen of Beijing, with an area of about 500 square meters. The original architecture was a quadrangle courtyard commercial building with the characteristics of houses in the Republican period. Compared with residential houses, the houses here are bigger and higher.

19 May 2018
Beijing Area Three Art Museum, A No.1 Creative Park, Chaoyang District
Architects: CUN Design
Beijing Area Three Art Museum
photographs : Wang Ting & Wang Jin
Beijing Area Three Art Museum Building
Louis Kahn has said that if you fill your mind with things that does not belongs to you, they would never stay in your brain; you would forget them, and you would lose the awareness of defining your self-worth.

11 Apr 2018
Mafengwo Global Headquarters, Universal International Pioneer Park, No.9 Jiuxianqiao North Road, Chaoyang District
Design: SYN Architects
Mafengwo Global HQ in Beijing
photograph : BenMo studio / YanMing
Mafengwo Global Headquarters
“When the IP Era is ushered in, brands pay more attention to their personalized performances than before, while enterprises show more care for employees’ office space and their identities of, enthusiasm for and emotion cultivation related to corporate cultures.

4 Apr 2018
Rua da Cunha Macau Hotpot
Design: Golucci Interior Architects
Rua da Cunha Macau Hotpot Beijing architecture news
photograph : Luluxi
Rua da Cunha Macau Hotpot
The identity design was derived from inheriting tradition and creating classic spirits. By using oriental jade green with classic bronze gold to present design consistency and extend the image of enjoyment of gathering together.

11 Mar 2018
Dian Dian Yipin Cha Chaan Teng
Architects: Golucci International Design
Dian Dian Yipin Tea Restaurant in Beijing
photograph : Lulu Xi
DianDianYiPin tea restaurant
DianDianYiPin is a tea restaurant which comes from Hong Kong. People who have been to Hong Kong know that tea restaurant is really popular because of its conveniences, efficient service and various food. Where there are streets and alleys, there are tea restaurants.

22 Feb 2018
Beijing Shoping Plus City Outlet Mall, North Fourth Ring Road, Chaoyang District
Design: AaaM Architects
Beijing Shoping Plus City Outlet Mall
picture from architects
Beijing Shoping Plus City Outlet Mall
Next to the Olympic Media Village and Beiyuan Road North metro station, “North Star Shopping Centre” opened its door in 2010, right after the Beijing Olympic event.

20 Feb 2018
Tunghsu’s Mixed-Use Solar Complex
Design: LATITUDE, Architects
Tunghsu’s Mixed-Use Solar Complex Beijing building design
picture from architecture office
Tunghsu’s Mixed-Use Solar Complex
Located at the southwest corner of Beijing’s fourth ring road, the development project for Tunghsu’s Mixed-use Solar Complex comprises an area of 32,000 m2. The project has been named after its promoter: the Tunghsu Group, a pioneer in renewable energy in China.

12 Feb 2018
Xiang Jiang House
Architects: Claesson Koivisto Rune
Xiang Jiang House
picture from architects office
Xiang Jiang House
The idea was to create a contemporary Scandinavian interior in an existing house that must remain true to its regulated style on the exterior. Thus, the interior contemporary Scandinavian ambience is in contrast to the ”international-classical” exterior.

29 Jan 2018
Mini Hill – Lily Nails Salon
Architects: ARCHSTUDIO
Mini Hill Lily Nails Salon Beijing Architecture News
photo © Jin Weiqi
Mini Hill – Lily Nails Salon
The nails salon is designed to achieve a kind of natural sense in artificial environment, and to attract customers by creating an amusing experience of being in the hill. The rectangular space of 60 sqm is embedded a hill that is gradually rising from outside to inside.

27 Jan 2018
InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun
Architects: CCD/ Cheng Chung Design
Intercontinental Sanlitun Beijing Architecture News
image from architects
InterContinental Sanlitun
The design concept of the hotel was inspired by the hexagonal diamond element in the building facade. Through the analysis of the formation of diamond, which is made from constantly refining of rough stone; the design adopted the cutting and luster characteristics of diamond to shape the space.

16 Jan 2018
Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre, North East Hebei Province, China
Design: Zhang Hai’ao (HDD) – Shanghai Huadu Architecture&Urban planning
Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre Building
photo : Su Shengliang
Mulan Weichang Visitor Centre, China
Mulan weichang is located in the north east of Hebei province, connected to inner Mongolia grassland, which is one of the most beautiful landscapes on the earth. The ancient chinese emperors used to hold autumn hunting festivals here through the history.

23 Dec 2017
751 Fashion Buyer Shop, Fashion Echo, 751D·park
Architects: Cun-Design
751 Fashion Buyer Shop
photographs : Wang Ting, Wang Jin
751 Fashion Buyer Shop
People agree that the urbanization nowadays is largely a byproduct of industrialization. In the past, you cannot imagine that how to call a city without any factories.

12 Dec 2017
POPPEE – Designers’ Brands Collection Store, Topwin Center, No.1 South Sanlitun Road
Architects: Atelier Tree
Poppee Designers Brands Collection Store
photograph : Shenme Li
POPPEE – Designers’ Brands Collection Store
Atelier Tree designed out a golden cloud floating within a concrete box, which perfectly displays a number of brands’ jewelries and creates a shocking brand vision of POPPEE Collection store itself.

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photograph : Chen He
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