WeWorks new coworking space in Shanghai features salvaged materials from the citys past
Average Rating: ( 0 votes)
Despite its cosmopolitan appearance, Shanghai still retains much of its historic architecture. Longtang (弄堂), or alleyways, are a major part of the urban fabric and refer to the community of homes grouped along an alley. Linehouse references the site’s history as a former neighborhood of longtangs with sectionally cut house-like structures. A gabled skeleton layered with light-filtering polycarbonate panels frames the interior’s central alley-like space. The house-like structure repeats itself...