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“The Gate of Blessings” – Winner of the HKIA Idea Design Competition
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Eco Expo Asia 2022 concludes with increased participation
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LUMINA 2 by Henderson Land
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Thames City unveils bespoke hospitality spaces designed by AB Concept
(2 August 2022, London) Thames City, a prestigious collection of prime properties located on the unique riverside location of Nine Elms in [...]
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The Indochine-Vietnamese Wood-fire Kitchen by PANORAMA Design
The Vietnamese word SẾP is originated from the French word “Chef”, the design of this fine dining restaurant in bustling Central area of [...]
fws_work brings a sense of tranquility into an apartment in Taiwan
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Developers losing appetite for acquiring luxury residential sites
(6 February 2023, Hong Kong) Developers are losing appetite for acquiring luxury residential sites and have shifted their focus to mass [...]
Hong Kong jumps to 4th-placed ranking in Global Data Center Market Comparison
(6 February 2023, Hong Kong) Hong Kong has reconfirmed its position as a top data center market globally in Cushman & Wakefield’s latest [...]

The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.


A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.