• TFP Farrells opens new office in Shanghai

    13 January 2012

    (January 13, 2012) On 9 December, as part of the firm’s international initiative, TFP Farrells announced the opening of a fully operational office in Shanghai. 

    TFP has been working inChinasince 1995 and has achieved a strong track record of award-winning architecture inAsia.

    TFP Farrellsis a world renowned architecture, urban design and strategic planning design firm that has expertise across a wide range of sectors including commercial, residential, retail, hotels, stations, airports, education, healthcare and transit oriented developments. The firm portfolio includes the world’s tallest building completed in 2011, the KK100 inShenzhen.  

    The practice has designed a number of landmarks in major cities throughout China including the Z15 Tower and China National Petroleum Headquarters in Beijing, BEA Financial Tower and The Summit in Shanghai, and two of the important high speed rail termini in China, Beijing South Station and Guangzhou South Railway Station.  

    “This is an important step in the execution of TFP’s business strategy,” saidGavin Erasmus, Director of the Hong Kong office.  “Our on-the-ground presence will allow us to expand our offer and services to enhance our ongoing commitment delivering quality design to our valued clients inChina.”



    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.


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