Tag: Shanghai

Inside awards overall winner: The Waterhouse
at South Bund by NHDRO

Inside awards overall winner: The Waterhouse at South Bund by NHDRO

Inside 2011: Chinese architects NHDRO have picked up the award for overall winner at the inaugural Inside awards  for a hotel inside the abandoned former headquarters of the Japanese army in Shanghai.

You can check out all nine category winners here or read more about this project in our earlier story on Dezeen.

Inside world festival of interiors is taking place on the third floor of the Centro de Convenciones Internacionales de Barcelona until 4 November – see all our stories about Inside here, including interviews with the judges on Dezeen Screen.

Shanghai to ban glass curtain walls
on many new buildings


Dezeen Wire
: safety concerns have led local officials in Shanghai to propose the introduction of a regulation banning the use of glass curtain walls on new schools, hospitals and residential buildings - China Daily

A number of recent incidents involving falling glass in the city, which has the highest number of glass-clad buildings in China, have led to concerns that poor installation and maintenance are increasing the chances of injury to the public.