Designed by Kevin Kennon and dubbed Tian Fang, the 45-story building in Tianjin, China will incorporate biophilic design techniques to mimic the form and growth of a bamboo forest.
The June 2007 issue of Dwell profiles the master urban plan of Sasaki Associates for the 2008 Beijing Olympics (image via Boston Sociey of Landscape Architects). Dennis Pieprz, a principal at Boston-based Sasaki, whose design was chosen as the winner during an international competition, told Dwell that “[t]he most important aspect of the urban planning […]
The first-ever LEED for Commercial Interiors certification in China has been awarded to an InterfaceFLOR facility in Shanghai. The company, which produces modular floor coverings, received LEED-CI Gold for its 4,500 square foot space in Shanghai’s historic district, successfully incorporating a variety of low-flow water fixtures and reclaimed materials, including antique timbers reclaimed from nearby […]