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Shanghai Architecture Walking Tours

Chinese Architecture Guides – Exclusive Buildings in Eastern China tailor made for Groups

post updated 20 Feb 2021

Shanghai Walking Tours

Contact e-architect for your Chinese walking guide: isabelle(at)

Shanghai Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Our Shanghai guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Eastern China are all exclusive to each client.

Recent interesting buildings include the Lane 189 Mall Building by celebrated Dutch architects office UNStudio:
Lane 189 Building - Shanghai architecture tours
photo © Eric Jap

Another striking piece of architecture is White Z Veranda Building in Shanghai by designer Ning Zhang:
White Z Veranda - Shanghai architecture tours
photograph : SHEN

Should you be planning an architectural trip to East China please get in touch with Isabelle at e-architect and she will be happy to assist you source an architecture guide or guides.

Shanghai Tower Building China
photograph : Blackstation ST

Shanghai Architecture – Introduction

Shanghai, China is a key Chinese city and is expanding fast. It is located on the eastern coast of China. It is the largest city by population of the People’s Republic of China.

Expo Shanghai Building:
Expo Shanghai Building
photo : Thomas Ott, Mühltal

Famous architects with buildings in the city include Zaha Hadid Architects, gmp von Gerkan, Marg and Partners, Nikken Sekkei, Foster + Partners and BIG. Other key architects with work in the city include Heatherwick Studios, Goettsch Partners, Paul Andreu Architects, Atkins, Marshall Strabala, BDP Architects and Slade Architecture.

Shanghai Tower – a major new skyscraper building
Shanghai Tower Building China
picture : Blackstation ST

Major buildings to see on your visit to Shanghai include Shanghai World Financial Center by US architects Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, Jin Mao Tower in Pudong by the well known American architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Oriental Pearl Tower also in Pudong by Shanghai Modern Architectural Design.

Shanghai Architecture Tours

Shanghai Architecture Tours can focus on traditional buildings, contemporary buildings or both.

Shanghai Buildings
Oriental Art Center Building - Shanghai architecture tours
photo from Paul Andreu Architects

Shanghai Walking Tours

Contact us to arrange your walking tour in eastern China at isabelle(at) or mob. +44 (0)7952 149814

Expo British Pavilion Building - Shanghai architecture tours
photo © Daniele Mattioli

Architecture Tours

Other than Shanghai, e-architect organise architecture walking tours in other cities such as Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Edinburgh, London, Paris, and Glasgow.

Architecture Walking Tours

Shanghai Tower Building China
image : Blackstation ST

Asian Building Tours

A selection of some cities where e-architect offer guided architectural walks:

Beijing Architecture Walking Tours

Hong Kong Architecture Tours

Singapore Walking Tours

Shanghai Architecture

Recent Shanghai Buildings

Shanghai Architecture Designs – chronological list

Shanghai Building News

Alibaba’s new HQ in Shanghai building design by Foster + Partners, Architects, UK:
Alibaba Shanghai HQ Building by Foster + Partners
image © Foster + Partners
Alibaba Shanghai HQ Building

The West Bund Museum building design by David Chipperfield Architects, a new art gallery on the Shanghai Corniche:
West Bund Museum Shanghai Building News
image © David Chipperfield Architects / Hayes Davidson
The West Bund Museum

Ports 1961 retail building design by architects UUfie:
Ports 1961 Flagship Store Shanghai Building
photo : Shengliang Su
Ports 1961 Flagship Store
Located at a major high-end commercial district, a dynamic new building façade is created for the flagship store of this Chinese fashion house.

Tea House Shanghai, Yangpu District
Design: Archi-Union Architects

Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Design: gmp von Gerkan, Marg and Partners

Hongqiao Soho Shanghai
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects

China Diamond Exchange Center building
Design: Goettsch Partners architects

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