Archinect - News 2015-11-28T11:42:44-05:00 Construction update: Zhongxun Times by 10 Design in Chongqing Justine Testado 2014-04-04T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:15:37-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Construction has been underway for <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">10 Design</a>'s Zhongxun Times in recent months in the historic city of Chongqing, China. Commissioned by the ZhongXun Group, the mixed-use office and retail development is phase one of the Danzishi Central Business District, which 10 Design masterplanned.</p><p>Corporate investors NVC-Lighting Chongqing, Energy Investment Real Estate, Sinosteel Investment Group, and ZhongXun Group developed the 14-plot scheme of the Danzishi CBD seeking economic enhancement for Chongqing -- China's largest municipality.</p><p>Zhongxun Times is expected to be complete by spring 2015.</p><p>Here's more project info from 10 Design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="">"This mixed use office and retail development sits centrally within the new Danzishi Central Head Quarters in Chongqing, that sits on the banks of the Yangtze River.</p><p>The brief was to create an interactive retail environment that would interact and reflect with the rich topography that Chongqing is renowned for."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>"The site set many challenges with a level difference o...</p> Preparing for China's urban billion Alexander Walter 2014-03-13T12:47:00-04:00 >2014-03-17T19:29:17-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Imagine close to the entire population of the U.S. picking up and moving somewhere else. That&rsquo;s the scale of China&rsquo;s urbanization campaign: 250 million farmers moving to the city over the next 15 years. [...] In Southwest China, the city of Chongqing is being used as a test case for transitioning rural Chinese to change their residency status to urban residents. The government is persuading millions of farmers there to move to the city.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Winners of the SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers Competition Alexander Walter 2012-09-18T14:46:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T08:58:38-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Spanish architectural magazine future arquitecturas recently announced the winners of its SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers competition which called for innovative ideas of how to build a habitable bridge in two different sites: Chongqing (China) and Seville (Spain). Eligible for the international competition were architecture students or young architects under 35 years old.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>