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Cox Architects brings the ‘Mini City’ to China

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08.09.2017 

Relations: Aedes Architecture Forum 

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16.09.2017 

2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial 

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2017 AIA|LA Design Awards Ceremony + Party  

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AU LAS VEGAS 2017 - The Future of Making Things 

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This project breaks the mould of what a typical high-rise apartment complex should be made up of...
The site for this project is the Chinese port city of Guangzhou, a rapidly expanding centre of commercial and heavy industry. The district’s growth, based on the ever-increasing export market has meant that the supply of new housing has had to maintain pace to accommodate the exponential rise in population. Additionally, the associated environmental challenges have had to be addressed. Cox Architects was engaged to design a ‘Mini City’ in the heart of this area, and improve facilities without resulting in a loss of density – which is typical to the area – and incorporate more sustainable objectives. The task required urban planning, architectural and technical innovation.  Rather than isolating housing from industry, the architects incorporated the benefits of industry into the new development, to create better environmental outcomes. The result is a

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