VARY DESIGN established in 2016, is a creative and pioneering design firm dedicated to critical research and innovative design as responses to different urban issues during the cities’ developments and regenerations, though cross-scale projects from urban planning and design, architecture, landscape to interiors.

 

The works of VARY ranges from urban planning and city design to commercial and residential buildings, from cultural and office buildings to interiors and exhibitions, as well as landscape projects which are located in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Chongqing, Xi’an, Los Angeles and many other cities.

 

The works have been widely recognized, being granted American Architecture Prize (AAP), World Architecture News Awards (WAN Awards),Architizer A+Awards and Paul M. Heffernan Fellowship as well as exhibited in Venice Biennale, Beijing Design Week, Shanghai Urban Space Art Season, AIA Boston Chapter and Los Angeles A+D Museum.

 

The core team has accumulated much experience through working in depth with leading offices worldwide like SOM, Safdie, KPF, Coop Himmelb(l)au, and SWA. The principals have been closely linking academics and practice, through teaching in Harvard GSD, and previously in UCLA and Hong Kong University. Their publications include Townization: In Search of New Paradigm of Urbanization in China (Springer, 2018), Urban Grids: Designing the Regular City (ORO, 2018), Chongqing: Searching for Regularity as A Transformative Model in the Design of the Contemporary City (Harvard GSD, 2018), Savannah: Rethinking the Multi-Scalar Capacity of the City Project (Harvard GSD, 2018), Shanghai Regeneration: Five Paradigms (AR+D, 2016), and Hangzhou: Grids from Canal to Maxi-Block (AR+D, 2016).

VARY几里设计是一家成立于2016年的国际新锐设计事务所,致力于城市发展和更新过程中区域、建筑、景观和室内等多领域跨尺度的创新设计和和批判性研究。

VARY作品涵盖城市规划与设计、商业及住宅建筑、文化和办公建筑、展示及室内设计和景观设计等类别,项目分布在北京、上海、深圳、杭州、重庆、西安、洛杉矶等地。

其设计作品曾获美国建筑奖,世界建筑新闻奖,A+建筑奖和保罗·赫弗南奖,并曾参展于威尼斯建筑艺术双年展、北京设计周、上海城市空间艺术季、美国建筑师协会波士顿分会和洛杉矶A+D建筑设计博物馆。

事务所成员主要来自中国和美国,核心团队均毕业于哈佛大学和宾夕法尼亚大学,并曾在国外知名建筑事务所(如美国SOM、Safdie、KPF,奥地利蓝天组,美国SWA等事务所)积累了长期和深度的实践经验。事务所合伙人同时将设计教学研究与实践紧密联系,目前任教于哈佛大学设计学院,曾任教于加州大学洛杉矶分校及香港大学。其出版物包括《发展乡镇:寻找中国城市化新模式》,《城市网格:设计秩序城市》,《重庆:寻求秩序性作为当代城市设计的革新模式》,《萨瓦纳:反思城市项目的多尺度张力》,《上海城市更新:五种策略》和《杭州:从运河网格到超大街区》等。

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