Tianyi is an architect director in our Shanghai studio, providing day to day leadership including strategic planning and management, project design and project finance.
He previously worked in our Manchester studio and moved back to China in 2013 to help develop our Shanghai studio and, with over 20 years’ international work experience, he has completed projects across various sectors, including mixed use, retail, workplace and education as well as major urbanism projects. These include Zhangjiang Science City, Wuhan Qingshan District CBD masterplan, Nanjing Xianlin Retail Street, Suzhou Tourist Centre and Shanghai’s Taopu Smart City.
Tianyi strongly believes that, as our way of living changes rapidly, creativity and innovation will still be the main focus of the architectural profession. Evolving technologies change the way we design and build, and it becomes even more important to ensure sustainability is embedded in all projects across the world.
Artificial Intelligence is the most exciting technology and no doubt it will change the way architects work, just as AutoPilot technology is respacing our urban form.
The landmark regeneration and conservation of one of the world’s oldest coal-fired power stations will create a modern and vibrant retail-led mixed-use development, where heritage buildings will be interconnected by a new linear museum to celebrate its iconic past.
The New Pujiang Centre is a district-level project which forms part of the Minhang 2035 masterplan.
Located in Shanghai, China, the new development for CTTQ creates a smart and eco-friendly workplace of 1,860,000 sqm, featuring two primary R&D centres, an administrative building, a conference centre and an living apartment alongside canteens, gyms and display areas.
Our Shanghai studio were commissioned to complete the masterplan for Jiabao Smart Bay Future City Practice Zone. Located in the industrial park of Jiading North Ecological Corridor, the project has a total planned GFA of 976,000 sqm and will serve as a smart service core for the entire area, which is predominantly occupied by R&D facilities and residential buildings.
The development offers Shanghai’s scientific and research community an inspirational workplace environment, which will act as a catalyst for ingenuity, collaboration and serendipity.
Wuhan Qingshan Riverside Business District (Wuhan CBD) urban design project covers a site area of 2.19 square kilometers. Our concept for the proposals aims to transform the area into a vibrant 24 hour open-space community.
Taizhou Yintai City is a retail, residential and office development covering 13 hectares on former industrial land.
Xi’an Jinhui Global Plaza is located at the central city of CCBD. The total GFA is 154567m2.
Project locates in one of the three new urban area of Nanjing, is the sub-core area of the Nanjing City development zone. Yangshan Park urban planning area is located in the centre area of the 4 Xianhe funcational areas in Xianlin new district, the transportation is convenient.
Shanghai taopu smart city project is located in the northwest corner of shanghai with an area of 4.2 square kilometers. It’s formerly known as taopu industrial area which was one of three heavy pollution areas in Shanghai.
In this report, we invite members from our global multidisciplinary collective to share their insights on a key design consideration for successful high-density living in their cities, and the value it can bring.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical Group’s (CTTQ) new headquarters in Hongqiao, Shanghai, has taken place.
Multidisciplinary design practice, BDP is launching a new initiative it is calling BDP City Observatory; an industry think tank, organised with the Academy of Urbanism (AoU) to explore multiple issues facing global cities.
BDP has been appointed to design the Jiabao Smart Bay Future City Practice Zone, a new smart and sustainable city neighbourhood in Shanghai.
Global, interdisciplinary design consultancy, BDP has won an international competition to complete the urban design of the New Pujiang Centre in Shanghai, China.
BDP has been appointed to deliver the urban regeneration masterplan for the former steelworks site in Chongqing, China.
BDP has recorded strong growth and positive financial results for the financial year ended 30 June 2021. The practice achieved an operating profit of £13.6million - an increase of 2% on the previous year.
Shanghai Yangshupu power station is set to benefit from a massive overhaul to preserve, adapt, and add to the heritage of the site by an interdisciplinary team of Chinese and British architects and engineers from BDP.