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No. 31
by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

No.31 by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office. Photo is by Chen Hao.

Within a small complex of ex-industrial buildings in the bustling city center, the site for renovation was a four-story nondescript office and dormitory building for the local telecoms company.
Instead of discarding it for a newer, yet unremarkable, building as the previous tenant saw fit to do, we embraced instead the potential to give it a chance to not only survive, but thrive as a beacon for design. As a practice, Neri&Hu has always sought after adaptive reuse projects, and we were immediately drawn to this project as yet another opportunity to reutilize an artifact of urban excess.

This project has been longlisted in the rebirth project category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Architect: Neri&Hu
Project: No. 31
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