Latest Design Forum Upcoming in September in Beijing!

Get inspired by global perspectives on 'Regenerative Design'

Design China Beijing’s Forum returns this September! The four-day event has invited the industry’s largest concentration of architectural and design thought leaders to share their ideas and exchange global perspectives on this edition’s theme of ‘Regenerative Design’.

 

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FORWARD-LOOKING FORUM THEMES

FORWARD-LOOKING FORUM THEMES

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INSPIRATIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

INSPIRATIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The design forums produced by Design Shanghai's Portfolio have always been a platform for exchanging inspiring design ideas. World-leading design icons include Thomas Heatherwick, Sebastian Wrong, Aldo Cibic, Richard Hutten and Michael Pawlyn.

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LEADING THE LOCAL SCENE

LEADING THE LOCAL SCENE

The design forum programme also features a roster of industry leaders, visionaries, and innovators from China, including Andre Fu, Chi Wing Lo and many others.

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DIVERSE FORUM FOMATS TO SUIT INDUSTRY NEED

DIVERSE FORUM FOMATS TO SUIT INDUSTRY NEED

Our design forums provide you a great opportunity to meet your professional peers and to have further discussion and debate.

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Design Shanghai, Design China Beijing and Design Shenzhen create the best attended and comprehensive seminar programmes in Asia, bringing leading voices from the global design community to all three events each year. 

The Forum has already carved a reputation as the leading global platform for design thought leadership, hosting presentations from world-renowned designers such as Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, Ross Lovegrove, Patricia Urquiola, Paola Navone, Tom Dixon, Chi Wing Lo and many highly revered Chinese practitioners.

 

Testimonials

Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders

Dutch product and interior designer

Design Shanghai is a very important show. It is the highlight of the year. It collects wonderful works of local people and of people all over the world. It is a great place for people to meet, and step for make new things for the coming years.
Michael Young

Michael Young

British product designer
 
I think Design Shanghai providing the platform for companies to expand their markets overseas. That is the ultimate drive.
André Fu

André Fu

Founder of AFSO
 
A tremendous platform to connect China with the global world of design and creativity.

Agenda

Designing A Sustainable World

  • The Green City
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Sustainable Lifestyle
  • Models for Sustainable Development
  • Urban & Rural Development

Circular Design Thinking

  • Regenerative Design Actions for A&D
  • Sustainability and the Circular Economy within the Neighbourhood
  • Circular Economic Strategies for Clients

Climate Changes Everything

  • Green Energy, the Essential Tools for Reaching Net Zero - Solar/Renewables/Green Hydrogen
  • Incorporating High and Low Tech Solutions into Projects
  • Partnering with Renewable Energy Companies

On the Path to Net Zero

  • Exploring What It Takes to Create a Net Zero Carbon Property
  • The Net Zero Carbon Hotel
  • Carbon Neutral Construction
  • The Importance of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) in Design and Development
  • Meeting the Standards - Targets and Regulations

Building Sustainability

  • A Material Choice. Sustainable Materials, Green Product Design and the Construction Materials Pyramid
  • Materials Lab - The Curator's View
  • Learning from Adjacent Sectors
  • What Can Developers, Designers and Architects Learn From Product Design, Packaging Design and Fashion?

Nature by Design

  • Design Principles Inspired by Nature
  • Biophilic Design ecosystem
  • Biomimicry
  • Ecological Design
  • Materials Ecology

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