PES-Architects - Shanghai has moved its offices to the French Concession area of the Xuhui District, in down town Shanghai.
Their new address is now:
PES-ARCHITECTS CONSULTING CHINA CO. LTD
No. 406-1 West Jianguo Lu
Xuhui District, Shanghai 200031
The new office is located in a recently renovated building and gives the possibility for an increase in staff numbers to accommodate the growth in work the office is now attracting.
PES Architects Ltd as an official partner of Radical Design Week (RDW) will participate in three events
• Seven Connections exhibition 28.10.2012 – 5.11.2012
• Avarte Symposium 30.10.2012
• Contemporary Bamboo Exhibition (from) 30.10.2012
Shanghai Radical Design Week is a part of Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 program
On May 26th-28th the brand new trade fair premises in Taihu New City / Wuxi opened their doors for its first big event: the ‘2012 China International Industrial Design Expo’.
Wuxi Grand Theatre has been shortlisted as one of the 16 projects under the category of “Culture” in the World Architecture Festival 2012 (WAF) to be held in Singapore.
The festival will be held between the 3rd and 5th October and includes over 500 entries from across the globe.
Now in its fifth year, the World Architecture Festival is the world’s largest festival and live awards competition dedicated to celebrating, and sharing architectural excellence from across the globe.
PES-Architects Ltd are delighted to be involved in this year’s festival.
Shanghai Radical Design Week 26.10.2012 – 4.11.2012
Photographer Kari Palsila’s new book “Finnish Architecture with an Edge” beautifully illustrates 18 recently completed projects by Finnish Architects from around the world.
With text by Architect and critic Tarja Nurmi and various drawings and sketches from the architects the book graphically describes the design process and construction story of this diverse range of buildings, of which 2 are the work of PES-Architects: Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, Finland and Wuxi Grand Theatre, Wuxi, China.
The book is available from the publisher: Maahenki Oy
Finnish Architecture with an Edge
PES-Architects has been awarded a RALA Certificate of Quality Assurance which certifies that The Quality Management System of PES meets the requirements of the RALA Quality Management System Certification. PES-Architects is the first Finnish Architectural office to receive the Certificate from the Finnish Construction Quality Association - RALA
During the closing gala of China - Interior Design Week 2012, PES-Architects received the China - Interior Design Award in recognition of the excellent overall interior quality of the new Wuxi Grand Theatre and during the China - Interior Design Innovation Forum the Opera House’s lead-architect Pekka Salminen was awarded a special prize for the building’s innovative use of bamboo.
PES-Architect’s Wuxi Grand Theatre, China has been selected as one of the finalist under the Architecture +Weather category of the Architizer A+ Awards. Under which it is still possible for the public to choose their favourite building. Also in recognition of its exceptional quality the theatre has received a Special Mention in the under the Awards’ Theatres and Performing Arts Center category. This places it in the top 20% of all the entries.
More information: http://awards.architizer.com
The recently completed Ruoholahdenkatu 23 in Helsinki, Finland has been awarded a USGBC LEED Gold Certificate for Core and Shell.
PES-Architects have signed the contract to produce the construction design documentation of Finnoo and Kaitaa metro stations which are the first 2 stations after Matinkylä on the Greater Helsinki metro line west extension.
Architect Lasse Wager joined as a Partner and Shareholder of PES-Architects Consulting (Shanghai) Co at the beginning of April 2013.
Lasse is the local Partner in Charge and the Design Director of PES-Shanghai Company. Lasse has eight years of architectural design experience in Shanghai. Lasse has previously worked as a Design Director in United Design Group and IBI Group in Shanghai.
Lasse's main experience is in large office, commercial and mixed-use buildings as the Chief Architect , of which several buildings are under construction.
Licensed Grade A Architect Gao Hong Jing joined also PES-Shanghai Co as a Project Director.
Licensed Grade A Architect Lai Linli continues as the General Manager of the PES-Shanghai Co.
This new organization gives the possibility for an increase in staff numbers to accommodate the growth in work the office is now attracting.