West 8 presents at Shanghai Urban Space Art Season 2017

Hosted by the Shanghai Municipal Urban Sculpture Committee and jointly organized by the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Planning & Land Resources, the Shanghai Municipal Culture, Radio Broadcasting, Film and Television Administration, and the People’s Government of Pudong new area, Shanghai Urban Space and Art Season is a biennial event since 2015. 

SUSAS 2017, curated by prof. Li Xiangning, Stefano Boeri, Fang Zhenning, this year’s exhibition “thisConnection” is being held at the Minsheng port along the Huangpu River. Transforming “disconnection” to “thisConnection”, the exhibition reflects on various physical and social forms of disconnection in cities and discusses cases and means for sharing a future public space.

The exhibition includes four major parts, Topology, Heterogeneity, Infrastructure, and Shanghai Paradigm, with several additional special exhibitions. The event was opened on October 15th, 2017 with an official grand opening with a series of forums and panel discussions. West 8’s senior Landscape Architect Christian Dobrick and Urban Designer Yichun He presented a lecture titled ‘Simple Waterfront‘, showcasing West 8’s success in Madrid and the recent Xinhua Waterfront Park of Shanghai Huangpu East Bund. 

More information of the co-particpants and whole events please visite here.