This March 24-26 2017, we’re exploring the hidden and fast-disappearing Art Deco gems of Xiamen, the former treaty port once known as Amoy – there are lots of good reasons to join us, including member discounts, and a dazzling itinerary. For booking information, click here. Amoy’s distinctive vernacular Art Deco One of Art Deco’s unique […]
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The Asian Art Deco Alliance, an association that raises awareness of and works to preserve Asia’s Art Deco heritage, was formed by The Pangaea Society in the wake of the 2015 World Congress on Art Deco in Shanghai. Shanghai Art Deco, a proud founding member of the Alliance, recently sat down with the founders to find out […]
The Astrid. The Petain. The Washington. Three iconic Shanghai Art Deco buildings, created by an iconic Russian architect. Alexander I. Yaron was not only an architect and engineer — as a colonel, he fought in the Imperial Russian Army during the Russian Revolution. With the Communist victory in 1917, he fled to Shanghai. Here, in this […]
Five fun facts about some of the most storied Art Deco apartment buildings in the former French Concession. Want to hear more? Join us on our Art Deco Apartment Buildings Walk, June 11 – for event and booking information, click here. 1. When the Normandie was the Anti-Revisionist Tower The Normandie Apartments (László Hudec, 1924) […]