Pinghe Bibliotheater

Shanghai, 2020

Pinghe Bibliotheater is the core of OPEN’s latest project—School as Village/Shanghai Qingpu Pinghe International School. A library, a the...

Tank Shanghai

Shanghai, 2019

Along the banks of Shanghai's Huangpu River, five decommissioned aviation fuel tanks once stood abandoned on an empty industrial site. To...

Pingshan Performing Arts Center

Shenzhen, 2019

In tandem with China’s economic boom and rapid urbanization, theaters have sprung up throughout the country in the past decade. Most have...

UCCA Dune Art Museum

Qinhuangdao, 2018

After more than three years of extraordinary effort, OPEN’s UCCA Dune Art Museum has at last been completed, opening to the public with i...

Dialogue by the Sea

Qinhuangdao, 2018

On a quiet stretch of beach along the coast of Bohai Bay in northern China, OPEN designed two art spaces: one hidden in the sand dunes, l...

Tsinghua Ocean Center

Shenzhen, 2016

Tsinghua Ocean Center, a laboratory and office building for the newly established ocean deep-ocean research base of Tsinghua University, ...

Pudong Art Museum

Shanghai, 2016

The Pudong model of new urban development has had a significant impact on the rapid urbanization of China in the past 20 years, adopted a...

HEX-SYS

Guangzhou, 2015

The idea for this flexible and reusable building prototype came about as our reaction to the unique Chinese phenomenon in the recent deca...

Stepped Courtyards

Changle, Fuzhou, 2014

This project is the staff dormitory for Net Dragon Company’s new campus by the sea shore. The main idea is to create a collective living ...

Beijing No. 4 Middle School Fangshan Campus

Beijing, 2014

Situated in the center of a new town just outside Beijing’s southwest fifth ring road, this new public school on 4.5 hectares of land is ...

OPEN Prototype for Temporary Sales Pavilion

Beijing, 2013

As a unique Chinese architectural typology in recent years, sales pavilion reflects rather interesting phenomena. A sales pavilion will s...

Gehua Youth and Cultural Center

Qinhuangdao, 2012

This pioneer youth and cultural center is located in Beidaihe, a seaside town with exceptional historical and cultural significance. The ...

Zeppelin Hangar

Anhui, 2011

OPEN Architecture was invited to participate in a competition to design a zeppelin hangar situated in the serene landscape of Ma’an Mount...

Sky City - a different kind of landmark

Wuhan, 2011

Ubiquitous icon building is no longer the symbol of progress. The future of architectural and urban design, at its core, must balance and...

Open Nature

Shenzhen, 2011

We are living in an era of a looming environmental crisis. After 3 decades of unprecedented urban growth in China, we are seeing remarkab...

Netdragon Commune

Fujian, 2011

At the virgin beach front area where Min River meets the Pacific Ocean, and adjacent to Fuzhou Changle Airport, Netdragon Websoft Company...

2nd Ring 2049

Beijing, 2011

The 2nd Ring 2049 project is an anticipation of the final transformation of the 2nd Ring into a greenway that houses all of the cultural ...

Studio-X Beijing, Columbia University GSAPP

Beijing, 2009

This project is an experiment in achieving maximum space and flexibility with minimal resources. An abandoned warehouse has been transfor...