Shenzhen Design Week: Design Tour

SHENZHEN DESIGN WEEK

Shenzhen Design Week aims at building an international, professional cross-category platform for the design industry. This large-scale platform will facilitate international cultural exchange, enhance city branding and promotion, showcase global design achievements, and contribute to public education on design.

Shenzhen Design Week is programmed annually according to different themes and focuses. It will include a number of regular events and activities, such as Guest City, Cities of Design, Design Award, SZ-HK Design Twin-Cities, Design Tour, Design Talks.

Shenzhen Design Week: Design Tour

The primary purpose of this tour is to bring Design Week closer to the general public, and to enhance public education on design. Several different routes will be planned that will take tour participants to most of the events and activities in Design Week, to some creative and design clusters in the city, and to a few less typical design companies and studios.

Tour of Design Industrial Parks(DIPs) and tour of design education & art exhibition halls are built, so that the general public can be given the chance to grasp a better understanding of Shenzhen, the first city in China appointed as UNESCO City of Design.

Timber, whose original meaning is “woodlands”, refers to “the iron-and-steel jungle” in architectural design. Hence, the first design tour is the tour of urban landmarks. Alongside Shennan Boulevard, from east to west via Shenzhen International Trade Center Building, Chegongmiao district, and with Value Factory -the main venue of Shenzhen Design Week as the terminal point, this tour will track the traces of Shenzhen’s development and construction, taking the public on a journey of exploring changes of the trends of urban architectural thoughts from the approaches of architectural design to urban planning.

Secondly, timber implies the meaning of “woods”, alluding to “the woods of design industry”. Thus, the second design tour is the tour of Design Industrial Park(DIP), and the most representative Design Industrial Park(DIP)-OCT Loft undoubtedly serves as the optimal choice. Sauntering from its north zone to south zone, the public will get to know OCT Loft’s history, landmark buildings and cultural activities known as the significant milestones in OCT Loft’s establishment. Subsequently, from its south zone to north zone, the public will successively visit design and cultural institutions in OCT Loft. Through touring, the public will be inspired to reinterpret OCT Loft’s reconstruction history, rediscover Shenzhen Design Industrial Park, and realize the positive impacts of design on our lives.  

Thirdly, timber adopts the meaning of “wood”, exactly speaking, the wood suitable for design learners’ creation. Consequently, the third tour is the tour of design education & art exhibition halls. With Value Factory as the starting point, moving from Wanghai Road to Shahe West Road, by way of Shenzhen University and Shenzhen Hi-tech Park, and then walking from Fulong road to Longheu P+V Gallery in Longhua district, this tour offers an opportunity for the public to walk through Shenzhen’s “educational corridor” and into Longheu P+V Gallery of a century’s history to observe people’s close ties with former design education.

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设计之旅 带你穿梭于深圳本土的设计创意空间

本届深圳设计周设计之旅系列活动以“设计之森”为主题,策划三个城市项目导览方案,围绕城市地标、设计产业园、设计教育艺展馆三个方面,让公众更了解深圳——国内第一个获得“设计之都”称号的城市。

 

“设计之森”

“森”,是建筑设计的钢铁之森:跟随深圳发展建设的轨迹,沿深南大道自东向西至深圳设计周主展场价值工厂,沿途步行点为国贸大厦、车公庙区域。森之旅带领公众从建筑设计和城市规划体验城市建筑的理念思潮的变化及发展。

 “林”,是设计行业的行业之林:来到深圳最具代表性的设计创意园区-华侨城创意园。漫游华侨城创意园里由北区至南区,了解华侨城创意园的历史、标志性建筑及推动创意园区成型的重大艺文活动。行至南区后由南区至北区参观园区设计文化机构。林之旅带领公众重新解读园区改造历史,认识深圳设计园区,认识设计对于我们生活的积极影响。

“木”,是学设计者的造物之木: 从价值工厂出发,从望海路到沙河西路,路途中经过深圳大学城与深圳高新园,再从福龙路走到龙华虔贞女校。木之旅带领公众经过深圳“教育走廊”,走进历经百年的虔贞女校艺展馆感受前设计教育与人的紧密关系。

时间:2017年4月22日-24日

主题:设计之森

形式:城市项目导览

参与方式:关注“深圳设计周”官方公众号免费预约

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Event Details

Event Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day) - Monday, April 24, 2017 (All day)
Pricing Info: 
Free entry
Booking Phone Number: 
0755-6182 2881
Place Address (English/Chinese): 
Shenzhen, Guangdong Province 中国深圳





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