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The Bund Finance Center – Shanghai, China

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Building: The Bund Finance Center
Location: Shanghai, China
Architect:  Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studios
Structural Engineer: ECADI
Landscape Architect: Martha Schwartz Partners
Lighting Engineer: BPI

Completed: 2017

The building has a 3 tiered moving veil of bronze tubes designed to look like bamboo. These tubes move based on the use of the building; for example, the tubes may move to open up a stage on the building to reveal the Shanghai Pudong skyline.

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Written by Jordan Stirling

November 12, 2019 at 11:13 am

Posted in Built

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