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Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio spruce up Shanghais waterfront

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 14, 2017 01:04 AM
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by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) last modified Oct 13, 2017

Shanghai’s most famous street, the Bund, is undergoing the “starchitect” treatment. Foster + Partners teamed up with Heatherwick Studio to design the Bund Financial Center as the “end point” to the city’s iconic waterfront. The 420,000-square-meter masterplan recently saw the completion of a pair of 180-meter-tall skyscrapers as well as an arts and culture center with a kinetic curtain-like facade. Shanghai is a city of contrasts. The Bund, renowned for its old colonial-era...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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