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post updated 28 August 2021

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14 Jan 2021
Paper Roof
Design: Powerhouse Company
Paper Roof Tianjin Architecture
photography / videography Weiqi Jin (AST)
Paper Roof, Tianjin Building
Powerhouse Company’s Paper Roof, the light-as-air design for a reception center for a new city district next to Jin Hai Lake in Bin Hai, Tianjin has been completed. The center makes a simple yet eloquent statement with a sleek glass box topped by a contemporary take on the sweeping roof of traditional Chinese architecture – instantly recognizable, yet uncompromisingly fresh.

24 Aug 2020
Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Financial Centre – World’s Seventh-tallest Building, Binhai District
Design: Ronald Lu & Partners
Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Financial Centre Binhai
photography : New World China, Seth Powers
Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Financial Centre Binhai
RLP is committed to advancing architectural design in the digital age, implementing cutting-edge technologies to create a better life at every opportunity. The 530-metre-high Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Financial Centre (“the tower”; “the Centre”) is an excellent example of the firm’s commitment to excellence.

15 June 2020
Yangliuqing National Grand Canal Culture Park Master Contest
Design: designer Kenya HARA with Liu Yichun ; architect Seung H-Sang
Yangliuqing National Grand Canal Culture Park Master Competition
image ©️ CBC
Yangliuqing National Grand Canal Culture Park
The finalists of the Tianjin’s Yangliuqing National Grand Canal Culture Park Master Competition were awarded to the proposals by joint team between Japanese designer Kenya HARA with Liu Yichun, Chinese architect, and by Korean architect Seung H-Sang.

9 Mar 2020
National Maritime Museum in Tianjin
Design: Cox Architecture
National Maritime Museum China Tianjin
image courtesy of architects office
National Maritime Museum in Tianjin
China’s first National Maritime Museum has commenced formal operation, the culmination of a six-year process which began with an international design competition, followed by an intensive design and construction process.

20 Apr 2017
Four Seasons Hotel in Tianjin
Design: WATG, Architects
Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin
image courtesy of architects
Four Seasons Hotel in Tianjin

7 Oct 2016
Riverside 66 Tianjin
Design: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Riverside 66 Tianjin
image courtesy of architects
Riverside 66 Tianjin Building

24 Jun 2016
Tianjin Binhai Library
Tianjin Binhai Library

9 Mar 2016
Exhibition Center Of IDC Tianjin
Exhibition Center Of IDC Tianjin

19 Apr 2013
National Maritime Museum Tianjin Building
National Maritime Museum Tianjin Building

Tianjin National Convention and Exhibition Centre
National Convention and Exhibition Centre Tianjin Building
image from architects
Tianjin National Convention and Exhibition Centre – 19 Mar 2013
With their design for this major new building, the architects won the 1st prize of an international design competition, beating FUKSAS, HHP, NBBJ/BIAD and others. In addition to Shanghai and Guangzhou, Tianjin is now the third city where an exhibition centre of international importance will be built.

Hoop Cup 2012 International Student Competition in Architectural Design, Tianjin
Hoop Cup 2012 International Student Competition in Architectural Design
Competition Theme : Architecture in Transformation
Architectural Type : Cultural Complex
Architecture in Transformation should make responses to current situations and times. What concerns us is the relationship between architecture and city, and the relationship between architecture and natural environment.

Tianjin Building – Recent Designs

11 Dec 2012
Tower of Ring, Tianjin
Design: EASTERN design office + Kawaguchi & Engineers
Tower of Ring Building
photograph : Koichi Torimura
Tower of Ring
People forget which one they look up to: the tower or the sky. It has an eye-opening shape, its beginning and ending is invisible. It is designed like a flow of stream, yet the form is very simple.
No observatory to climb up.

13 Aug 2012
Samaranch Memorial Museum Tianjin
Architect: HAO – Holm Architecture Office
Samaranch Memorial Museum Tianjin building design
image from architects
Samaranch Memorial Museum Tianjin
The HAO / Holm Architecture Office + Archiland Beijing design for the Samaranch Memorial Museum is under construction. After adjusting the design of the competition scheme, the Samaranch Memorial Museum construction is well under way.

20 Jul 2012
Vanke Triple V Gallery
Architect: Ministry of Design
Vanke Triple V Gallery
image from architects
Vanke Triple V Gallery Tianjin
Designed as a permanent show gallery and tourist information center for China’s largest developer Vanke, MOD’s dramatic design for the TRIPLE V GALLERY has become an icon along the Dong Jiang Bay coastline. “Despite its obvious sculptural qualities, the building’s DNA evolved rationally from a careful analysis of key contextual & programmatic perimeters”.

27 Mar 2012
Tianjin WIT Riverside Park
KDG group, INC
Tianjin WIT Riverside Park
TEDA WIT is located in the northern suburb of Tianjin, China, with close proximity to New Hangu Center. WIT is designed to serve a population of high-tech workers and their families.

6 Dec 2011
Tianjin Binhai library facade
KDG group, INC
Tianjin Binhai Library Building Façade
image from architects
Tianjin Library Facade
Proposal for redefine the appearance of the Tianjin Binhai library, existing four-story building situated on the bank of a river. The building is the center for this new development area, and the landmark for the waterfront walk.

24 Oct 2011
Tianjin West Railway Station
2011
von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects (gmp)
Tianjin West Railway Station Building
photo © Christian Gahl
Tianjin West Railway Station

Pan Long Gu Valley Conference and Exhibition Centre, Ji County
2011
Atelier 11
Pan Long Gu Valley Conference Centre
image from architect
Pan Long Gu Center

Vantone Center
2011-
AS+GG
Vantone Center Tianjin CBD Development
image : AS+GG
Vantone Center

Tianjin R&F Guangdong Tower
2010-
Goettsch Partners
Tianjin R&F Guangdong Tower: Skyscraper Building
image from architect
Tianjin R&F Guangdong Tower

Tianjin Xiqing District County Elementary School
2010
Vector Architects
Tianjin Xiqing District County Elementary School
image from architect
Tianjin Xiqing District County Elementary School
The architecture competition program called for a design of an elementary school of 48 classes.

Tianjin Architecture

Major Buildings / Projects, alphabetical:

Fenghua Bridge
2007
Marc Mimram Architects

Meijiang International Convention Center

TVS-Design
Meijiang International Convention Center
picture © Paul Dingman 2010

Sinosteel International Plaza
-2012
MAD, Architects
Sinosteel International Plaza Chinese Tower
image from architect
Sinosteel International Plaza

TEDA Towers Tianjin, east Tianjin, China

Architects: Atkins
3 towers: offices, residential, hotel

Tianjin Binhai New Area Masterplan
2007
Perkins Eastman, architects
140 ha port area 343 acre site

Tianjin has north China’s leading port. The population of the area surrounding this port complex, the Tianjin Economic Development Area (TEDA), is expected to increase by at least 200,000 people over the coming decade.

Tianjin Bridge Culture Museum
2009
Beijing Sunlay Architectural Design
Tianjin Bridge Culture Museum Building, China
photo from architect studio
Tianjin Bridge Culture Museum

Tianjin Railway Station

de Architekten Cie. Asia
Design competition winner

Tianjin Urban Delta
de Architekten Cie. Asia
Urban Delta in China building design by de Architekten Cie.
Tianjin image from de Architekten Cie.
Tianjin building

Youlian International Commercial Tower
2007-
Integra Architecture Inc.

Tianjin-Green CBD

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