Shenzhen architecture exploration

Where: Shenzhen

In just three decades, Shenzhen has grown from being a small fishing village of just 30,000 people into an economic powerhouse. Glimmering towers and innovative architectures are popping-up everyday,  changing the face of the city and adding to China’s ever-growing presence a key player in the international architecture and design circuit.  Architecture in Shenzhen surveys the contemporary condition of the city’s built environment, showcasing a range of innovative projects. 

We will guide you seeing new key-architectures recently completed in Shenzhen. The selection aims to show the new side of Shenzhen, the city of design, where world famous firms have left their imprint. 



Shenzhen Stock Exchange Operation Center designed by OMA in the middle of Shenzhen CBD
Shenzhen Library and Shenzhen Concert hall designed by Arata Isozaki (we’ll visit the library)
– The iconic civic center arena, an architecture that was completed in 2004 and became one of the symbols of the city.
– MOCAPE, an intriguing contemporary art museum designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au
– Shen Ye Upper Hills, a new mixed-use development designed by SOM Architects
– The Muji hotel and the Muji Flagship store
– Hui Hotel, a boutique hotel with a wraparound terrace to have a glimpse of Shenzhen’s skyline