Wellington College International is located in the heart of Pudong. Programs for early childhood through senior school (years 8-12) share the Wellington community of schools’ worldwide stellar reputation for education. The appearance and design of the campus and buildings deliberately evoke the classical style of Wellington College in the UK, therefore, building upon over 150 […]
HLW designed the first AppHaus in Asia. Our design solutions centered on creating flexible co-working spaces supportive of individuals and teams engaged in collaborative activities. The idea of having employees rely on insight derived from a fast-paced “build and test” development methodology necessitated a work environment conducive to information sharing. Wherever and whenever, the space […]
HLW worked with the video gaming division of the Asia based consumer internet platform provider Garena. We designed separate office floors for the parent and local companies. Each floor reflects a distinctive brand identity, especially in the reception areas and entry points. At once, playful and stimulating, the new office still reads as a cohesive […]
The Tianjin Lujiazui Plaza project includes the Lujiazui Square and Lujiazui Business Hotel, more than 500,000 square meters of mixed-use commercial development. The site is in the center of the Hongqiao international community, a major development in Tianjin city. HLW’s contributions involve the planning and design of this modern center for business and shopping complete […]
HLW’s design for the Shanghai Lingang International Convention Center Competition was inspired by nature. Our architects and interior designers took their visual cues from the local terrain, including the dynamic relationship between mountain formations and large bodies of water. In addition to the convention center, the complex features four and five star hotels, office, and […]
Qiantan Block #33 is located in southern Shanghai. Our client, Lujiazui Group, has been instrumental in the development of Shanghai’s Pudung Central Business District since the 1990s. The parcel is part of a master planning strategy focused on the successful integration of commercial, residential, cultural, and recreational uses. HLW’s architectural and interior design includes skyscraper […]
HLW worked closely with a local developer to create a cohesive design strategy for a large site with office, retail, residential, and hotel uses. We organized the site into three distinct zones. The zone dedicated to commercial/hospitality functions is active, vibrant. In contrast, we achieved a more intimate, private experience in other areas with small-scale […]
HLW’s design for the new Witzenmann headquarters in Shanghai was inspired by the company’s impressive technology leadership as the founder of the metal hose and expansion joints industry. Immediately upon entering the building, a visitor experiences the strength and industrial nature of Witzenmann’s products. Similar to the earth’s strata, we layered materials to create a […]
HLW designed the triangular tower, a dynamic configuration that maximizes views to the east and to the west. The tower contains offices, but we located in the podium commercial uses with retail and parking below grade. The cladding emphasizes the verticality of the tower. In contrast, the podium, which is integrated into the street, is […]
HLW designed several new office buildings in the Lujiazui Software Park. Building #11 is composed of clean, modern lines and a streamlined palette. The headquarters of Porsche Shanghai occupies the multi-story structure. We specified glass and aluminum on the exterior, materials that call to mind the sleek, contemporary aesthetic of the luxury brands housed within.
MicroPort has a large global footprint of R&D and manufacturing facilities, as well as a strong focus on technology innovation. Our design for the new Shanghai office supports a workforce capable of leading the future of minimally invasive healthcare. We designed spaces to meet varied needs, from collaboration (conference center, casual meeting spaces) to knowledge […]
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, the Huntsman workplace culture emphasizes innovation, sustainability, and collaboration. HLW designed the company’s new campus in Asia, including offices, the exhibition space and café, and the welcoming landscaping.