Articles on Beijing


A metal wall of flowers surrounds Next Architects' Museum of Roses

BEIJING – Next Architects provided the Beijing Rose Museum with a gigantic perforated steel façade.


SOM escapes mediocrity with a new skyscraper in Beijing's Dawangjing

BEIJING – The city of Beijing is rapidly building new business districts – and where there's a business district there must be skyscrapers. 

The architects installed a public seating area in front of the museum in addition to the renovations.

Vector Architects meshes contemporary with the historical Bauhaus

BEIJING – A local firm gives a modern touch to a converted factory in the city's renowned 798 Art District.

The tower’s fabric-like façade refers to a textile market that once occupied the site.

Jing Mian Xin Cheng by SPARK

BEIJING – SPARK Architects hope their new mixed-use complex will serve as a reminder that ‘depth of experience need not be forgotten despite the speed of the city’s expansion’.

The project lays ground for the much needed revamp of a local vocational high school’s sports facilities.

1/2 Stadium by Interval Architects

BEIJING – The 1/2 Stadium project lays ground for the much needed and long overdue revamp of a local vocational high school's sports facilities. 

Local architects completed the rehabilitation of a 5000-sq-m disused factory building in Beijing.

Daxing Factory Conversion by Nie Yong and Yoshimasa Tsutsumi

BEIJING – Working together, Chinese architect Nie Yong and Japanese Yoshimasa Tsutsumi recently completed the rehabilitation of a 5000-sq-m disused factory building in Beijing’s …

Frsh is a pavilion designed and manufactured by students taking part in the Architectural Association’s Beijing Visiting School.

Frsh Pavilion

BEIJING – As part of the 9-day highly-experimental Architectural Association’s Beijing Visiting School, students of all backgrounds sharing an inspiring eagerness to actively shape …

‘The natural rhythms and flows of the city, of the environment and of the people have been integrated within the design to define its formal composition’, says Zaha Hadid.

Galaxy SOHO by Zaha Hadid Architects

BEIJING – Central Beijing parades a new mixed-use commercial building that defies straight lines, designed by renowned Zaha Hadid Architects.

The structure combines all of CCTV’s facilities in one building; before, production facilities were spread across Beijing. Photo: Philippe Ruault.

CCTV Headquarters

BEIJING – Earlier today, OMA officially completed the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing after eight years of construction.