Langham Xintiandi Hotel

99 Madang Road

Shanghai 200021

People's Republic of China

 

Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) 2010

 

The Langham, and its architectural siste hotel tower for Andaz, provide a backdrop to the fashionable shopping of Huai Hai Zhong Road and the boutique world of the renovated shikumen houses from the 1920s. Their relatively moderate scale (100 meters height), curved walls and lattice-inspired Chinese granite cladding provide modern urban chic without feeling at all bland or corporate.

 

 

The hotel has a podium building with L-shaped punched windows in the stone facade, the pattern relating to the lattice of the tower, and derived from a flying horse - a symbol associated with the Han Dynasty.

 

Simon Glynn 2011


How to visit

 

For information about the Langham as a hotel, please visit www.xintiandi.langhamhotels.com.

 

To get there, take Shanghai Metro Line 1 to South Huangpi Road Station.

 

 

 

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