Spark (architects)

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SPARK is an award winning international architecture and urban design practice based in Beijing, London, Singapore and Shanghai. Since 2001 the studio was responsible for designing a wide range of projects from complex multi-phase mixed use buildings to small scale special urban infill projects.

Practice[edit]

Spark is an architectural firm, focused on architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and interior design. Founded in 2008, SPARK creates distinctive projects across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The practice has a team of over 100 employees spanning 16 nationalities and three continents and combines the experience of international and local talent. Driven by a philosophical approach to create architecture that is pragmatic, social and convivial, SPARK constantly explores new possibilities of creating spatially innovative solutions and sustainable architecture that is underpinned by financial viability and the desire to improve the quality of life. SPARK’s award winning projects include the rejuvenated Clarke Quay in Singapore, the Shanghai International Cruise Terminal, Starhill Gallery Kuala Lumpur and the Raffles City projects in Ningbo and Beijing.

Partners[edit]

  • Stephen Pimbley
  • Wenhui Lim

Projects[edit]

Completed[edit]

  • Faifah Learning Center, Bangkok, Thailand, Completed 2012.[1]
  • Forte Nanshan, China, Completed 2011.[2]
  • Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Completed 2011.[3]
  • Clarke Quay, Singapore, Completed 2011.[4]
  • One Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Completed 2010.[5]
  • Raffles City Beijing, China, Completed 2009.[6]
  • Semarang Paragon City, Semarang, Java, Indonesia, Completed 2009
  • Shanghai International Cruise Terminal, China, Completed 2010.[7]

Concept[edit]

  • Wanda Wuhan Grand Hotel, Wuhan, China, 2012
  • Hangzhou Yunhe, Hangzhou, China, 2011
  • CITS Travel City, Sanya, China, 2010
  • Vanke Super City, Zhongshan, China, 2010
  • Vanke Super City, Zhongshan, China, 2010
  • Shanghai Kiss, Shanghai, China, 2004

Awards[edit]

  • 2011 / MIPIM Asia Awards 2011, Best Mixed-Use development Shanghai International Cruise Terminal
  • 2009 / Cityscape Awards Asia, Best Future Mixed-Used Development Raffles City, Ningbo, China
  • 2008 / Bentley Systems Sustaining Society Innovation, Commercial Buildings Clarke Quay, Singapore
  • 2008 / Cityscape Asia Awards, Best Future Mixed-Use Development Raffles City, Beijing, China
  • 2008 / Cityscape Asia Awards, Best Waterfront Development Clarke Quay, Singapore
  • 2008 / Cityscape China Review Awards, Best Developer Mixed-Use Development Raffles City, Ningbo, China
  • 2007 / Cityscape Architectural Review Awards, (Tourism, Travel & Transport – Built) Clarke Quay, Singapore
  • 2007 / Cityscape Architectural Review Awards, (Tourism, Travel & Transport – Future) Shanghai Kiss, China

References[edit]

  1. ^ Project Published: 2012 June Interior Design. 2012 May, Cubes Magazine.
  2. ^ Project Published: 2012 June, Architecture & Technology . 2012 June, Urbanism & Architecture. 2012 June, Area. 2012 April, Tatler. 2012 April, Interior Designer. 2012 April, id+c. 2012 April, BOB. 2012 April, Architecture & Details.
  3. ^ Project Published: 2010 June, Soft Living Magazine. 2010 May,Taiwan Architect Magazine.
  4. ^ Project Published: 2011 April, Architecture Malaysia Magazine. 2011 March, IQD Inside Quality Design Magazine. 2011 January / Blueprint Asia Magazine. 2011 January, AIT Magazine.
  5. ^ Project Published: 2009 September, Taiwan Architect Magazine.
  6. ^ Project Published: 2012 February, Wallpaper Thailand Magazine. 2011 July, Trends commercial Design Magazine. 2010 July, B1 Magazine. 2010 June, Taiwan Architect Magazine. 2010 June, Perspective Magazine. 2010 June, FuturArc Magazine. 2010 May, RFP Magazine.

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