We were very excited that our Sichuan Art Factory today won the World Architecture News Future Projects Commercial Award 2016. After making it onto the long list in November 2016, our design was chosen from a very competitive shortlist of six that included world-class architecture firms such as Pritzker-Prize winners Morphosis and Gensler. To read the announcement and the jury’s assessment of the project, please see here:
In a team with NAREE, Urbanlogic have won the Asian Development Bank’s tender to consult the city of Hetian- located in China’s Xinjiang province- on their comprehensive urban development and environmental improvement strategy. The project will run between February and October 2017, and will be led by Urbanlogic partner Keith Perry.
On the occasion of the ADB consultant team’s presentation of tourism development projects to the Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Keith Perry met with Ms Dang Thi Bich Lien, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The “Second GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project” project is intended to enhance tourism development and infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion, including Viet Nam.
In a team with PM Group, Urbanlogic won the bid to assist the Asian Development Bank in preparing a loan for the development of the GMS region’s tourism infrastructure. The project prepares investments in Lao, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam, and is going to start in January 2017.
Exciting news- our Sichuan Art Factory won Silver at the American Architecture Prize! A big “thank you” to our amazing team- Hui Jun Wang, Yuan-Sheng Chen, Florian Pucher, Milan Svatek and Christian Junge !
Urbanlogic partner Keith Perry, in a team with Hong Kong-based environmental consultancy NAREE, has been commissioned with the implementation of a rural-urban development project of the Asian Development Bank in Jiangxi province, China. The scope is to develop a strategy for inclusive and green development of Jiangxi’s small cities, towns and villages. We are looking forward to working with the ADB, NAREE and our local partners in Jiangxi.
Today we submitted the concept design for our Dali boutique hotel. We chose to pursue a contemporary design which is nevertheless mindful of the scale of the surrounding village and makes use of local building materials.
Urbanlogic Kupke & Junge have been commissioned with the concept design for a residential project near Frankfurt, Germany. The project includes the conversion of a former industrial water mill into residential units, senior resident housing and offices.
The groundbreaking ceremony for our Sichuan art factory project took place in Chengdu today. The event was attended by government officials from various departments, invited guests, media representatives, and the mayor of Mianzhu, who praised the project for its innovative concept and design.
Our principal partner Keith Perry has successfully completed the technical assistance for a key feasibility study for the Asian Development Bank in the Mekong Subregion, on which he acted as a Team Leader. The project proposed integrated strategies for investments i.a. in the fields of urban planning and environment management, urban infrastructure, eco tourism and social development for seven towns, spread across Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam.