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UNStudio Unveils Their Half-Twist Reflective Installation in Shanghai

It inspires those adjacent to it to observe their environment in a new way and explores the relationship between urban landscapes and their occupants.

By Lidija Grozdanic - Source: http://inhabitat.com

Photo ©UNStudio

Photo ©UNStudio


UNStudio’s gateway installation for the Xintiandi Style Retail Mall in Shanghai revolves and inverts around visitors, translating them and the surrounding sidewalk into a sequence of distorted reflections. The project aims to address the culture of consuming, related to both material goods and images of the cityscape. The archway was built for the RIBA Shanghai Windows Project 2014 and frames the entrance to the Xintiandi Style Retail Mall in Shanghai.

Photo ©UNStudio

Photo ©UNStudio

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