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INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: Neri&Hu doesn't take on only architectural projects, it also creates furniture and home ware. Above: The Waterhouse at South Bund, Shanghai, a project done for Singaporean hotelier Loh Lik Peng, was picked the Best Design Hotel by Travel and Leisure magazine last year.

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INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: Neri&Hu doesn't take on only architectural projects, it also creates furniture and home ware. Above: Tea cups made of zisha, a type of clay.

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INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: Neri&Hu doesn’t take on only architectural projects, it also creates furniture and home ware. Above: The Platform sofa with built-in shelves was inspired by the Chinese opium bed

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‘Rossana and I don’t believe in style, but rather our design has meaning and purpose.’ - Lyndon Neri and wife Rossana Hu (left) were named 2014’s Designer of the Year by Wallpaper* Magazine

Transforming China's architectural scene

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu of Shanghai-based Neri&Hu Design are part of a new breed of architects shaping the urban scape of China.
25/10/2014 - 05:50

ARCHITECT/DESIGNER Lyndon Neri recalls attending a church when he was a child in Cebu. "The men would go up the staircase on the right, and the women on the left," he says. "For the longest time, I thought a church is built this way." Even today, when men and women can go up either staircase, he

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