OPEN Architecture’s Pingshan Performing Arts Center in Shenzhen has moved another step closer to its expected completion this year. With the building envelope now fully installed, the focus has shifted to the interior fit out.
Article by Brazilian architect Carlos M Teixeira: a biennale that is a “revolt against a mainstream culture ruled by ‘centralism’” and that offers “a space of resistance against authoritarian planning”, that is how the Shenzhen Biennale’s curators presented the event’s current edition, which began in December and terminates in March this year.
Designed by Foster + Partners, the Murray, Hong Kong’s newest luxury hotel has now fully opened to the public. Located on the southern edge of Central with panoramic views of The Peak and the gardens to the south, this major transformation of a listed government office building reinvents this unique urban quarter.
MVRDV & The Why Factory stage a series of interventions for Seventh Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Shenzhen) (UABB) jointly curated by curator and critic, Hou Hanrou and founding partners of URBANUS, Liu Xiaodu and Meng Ya. The Biennale’s theme of Cities, Grow in Difference takes place across multiple sites in Nantou Old Town.