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RIBA + VitrA Talk: Atelier Deshaus

Join us for a lecture live-streamed from Shanghai with Liu Yichun, principle of Atelier Deshaus, who will be showing us highlights from the practice’s last 20 years designing iconic educational, cultural and domestic buildings

Atelier Deshaus was founded in 2001 and in 20 years has developed a reputation for its striking transformations of ex-industrial sites into modern civic and cultural spaces. The practice has developed a number of projects that choose to re-use several of Shanghai’s many decommissioned industrial buildings rather than demolish them. One of the practice’s most celebrated buildings of this type is the Long Museum (2015) in Shanghai’s West Bund, part of a major overhaul of a former industrial area into a new arts and cultural district.

Other key projects include a new kindergarten school for Jiading New Town (2010), the Blossom Pavilion (2015), designed in collaboration with the artist Zhan Wang and the Modern Art Museum (2016), a large-scale cultural building transformed from a former coal bunker.

This lecture will be digitally streamed and available globally.

All ticket holders will receive an invitation to join the event via Zoom.

Start times are in British Summer Time (GMT+1).

This event is part of London Festival of Architecture. This event can count towards your CPD requirements. 

The RIBA + VitrA partnership reflects a shared commitment to add social, economic and cultural value to society, and VitrA Bathrooms are proud to be supporting such an inspiring programme.

With innovation at its core, a global reach and a tradition of collaborating with celebrated architects and designers, the VitrA bathroom brand has become a world leader, synonymous with contemporary sophistication since the mid-1900s.

The RIBA + VitrA Talks Series is sponsored by VitrA Bathrooms.

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