Archinect - News 2014-11-22T09:35:57-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/89235035/gmp-to-design-new-urban-development-in-shenzhen-china gmp to design new urban development in Shenzhen, China Justine Testado 2013-12-19T19:32:00-05:00 >2013-12-19T19:33:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5n/5nvbknh9n1ix2t0l.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architecture firm von Gerkan, Marg, and Partners won a large commission earlier this week to design a new urban development in Shenzhen, China. The 45-hectare project is part of an economic plan that China developed for the area.</p></em><br /><br /><p> "It comprises a transportation hub including five underground railway stations, a border control point and numerous commercial areas. Above ground there will be a range of tower blocks of different heights with apartments, shops and offices to form multi-functional city quarters."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5n/5nvbknh9n1ix2t0l.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dx5vu51j7ju0057p.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images &copy; gmp</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86454739/aiany-to-host-archinomics-discussion-on-nov-21 AIANY to host “Archinomics” discussion on Nov. 21 Justine Testado 2013-11-13T15:26:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T21:33:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zi/zith6y63zqbl3bja.jpg" width="514" height="116" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Join the discussion on <em><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/archinomics_effects_of_predicted_global_economic_growth_on_th/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinomics: Effects of Predicted Global Economic Growth on the Architecture Profession</a></em> on Thursday evening, Nov. 21 at <a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=center-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Center for Architecture</a> in New York City.</p> <p> Hosted by the <a href="http://aiany.aiany.org/index.php?section=committees&amp;prrid=27" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIANY Global Dialogues Committee</a>, the two-hour discussion examines which countries are expected to experience the most economic growth and its effects on architectural global practice by the year 2020 and beyond. The event invites all architects, developers, and economists to share their opinions.</p> <p> Attendants will get to engage on this pressing topic with featured speakers that include:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Joseph Brancato</strong>, AIA, Managing Principal, Gensler Architects</li> <li> <strong>Giles Wrench</strong>, Managing Director international Desk, Jones Lang Lasalle</li> <li> <strong>Jesse M Keenan</strong>, Research Director, Center for Urban Real Estate, Columbia University</li> <li> <strong>Patrice A. Derrington</strong>, Chair, Global Real Estate Development Program, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate</li> </ul><p> Archinomics is related to the exhibition <em><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/practical_utopias_global_urbanism_in_hong_kong_seoul_shanghai_singapore_and/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Practical Global U...</a></em></p>