China is not only the world’s most powerful emerging power but also a country that has undergone a transformation in recent years that has left a deep mark on its most recent architecture. In Shanghai the Universal Exhibition 2010 increased the activity of architecture studios involving teams such as Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid or OMA. Discover our architecture tours in Shanghai and enjoy the spectacular buildings this city offers.
Shanghai, also known as “The Oriental Pearl“, is a cosmopolitan center centered on beauty, art, design and architecture. The latter is characterized by giving the city a spectacular height, which places it of the first cities in the world ranking of the highest buildings. Contemplating its contemporary architectural works growing at an unprecedented speed, one can say without a doubt that Shanghai is the future.
The city offers large skyscrapers such as the Shanghai Tower (the second tallest building in the world), but also breakthrough proposals such as the Flexible Landscape of GOA Architects, the Flower Building of Hongqiao Airport of MVRDV, the Natural History Museum by Perkins + Will, the Shanghai Vanke from Tsushima Design Studio and Uufie’s 1961 Ports Façade, all projects that break with symmetry, demonstrating the city’s ingenuity and beauty.
Choose from one of our tours in Shanghai for design, urban planning and architecture, or ask one of our architects to prepare a tailor-made itinerary for your visit to Shanghai. All our guides are professional architects.