China: hotel in the quarry

Atkins recently won an international competition for the design of a new city for 500,000 people – Songjiang Garden City, on the outskirts of Shanghai. Arranging to Fons in China Herald, part of the design is a resort hotel inside a quarry mind. Shanghaiist has more photos of the hotel design.

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  • We would like to inform you that Our concept of our project of “Rehabilitation of the Blue Stone Quarry in Soignies” (BELGIUM) presented in 2006 to the International Competition-” Environmental Tectonics” – to the Architectural Association, Environment, Ecology and Sustainability Cluster- in London has been stolen by the famous Atkins company and presented as their own concept for the Songjang Hotel near Shanghai.
    As proof please consider our project which has been published in October 2006 in the Magazine “IDEES BLUES” .
    You may check on the web site http://www.carrieresduhainaut.com
    our page web http://www.tpda.be
    and on a russian website “FORMA”info@forma.spb.ru in their issue of august 2006.
    http://www.forma.spb.ru/Architecture_modern/Witkovski.shtml

    Could you inform your readers please about this bruthal plagiarism please.

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