The design of the three-level skateboard park, in Folkstone on England’s south coast, could suit dense urban areas in Asia, where skateboarding is booming but space is expensive.
Hong Kong architect talks us through his firm’s dramatic bayside building in the city in southern China, with its curved facade and tilted tower, which completes a cultural complex in Baoan district planned since 2007.
A Shenzhen factory building, transformed by Dutch architects, boasts a public rooftop garden, offices for creatives, and a staircase lined with mirrors and neon lighting in a marriage of new and old.
The Chapel of Sound looks like a boulder that’s been sliced in half, but inside are seats for 150 in an amphitheatre open to the elements and with a view of the Great Wall of China.
Two Beijing architects, who will be attending Business of Design Week 2021 in Hong Kong, are bringing ‘human survival wisdom’ messages to the city when it comes to new architecture.