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UNDER CONSTRUCTION… Yanghe Global Headquarters Tower and Campus by U+ Design Partners

Yanghe Headquarters Update SPRING 2023Construction is continuing On River-Mountain boulevard in Nanjing on the Yanghe Headquarters tower! The Yanghe Project previously won a 2019 AIA NOVA Award of Excellence in the Unbuilt category. See prior News for information on this luxury brand high profile tower in the emerging River-Mountain Boulevard District of Nanjing. Construction completion […]

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James W Tilghman AIA to lead Aerotropolis 6.0 Vertical Communities Studio at University of Maryland, College Park – SPRING 2023

Image credit: Jose Gomez, Nichelle Rahming-Williams, Maya Mule and Cooper Turner

James W Tilghman AIA, Design Partner of U+ Design Partners and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, will offer the 6th edition of the ARCH 408 Aerotropolis Vertical Communities Studio this spring semester at UMD, College Park.

Maryland Today: Blue-Sky Thinking for College Park
Blue Sky Thinking: Students Design for an Autonomous Aerial Future
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Design Partner James W Tilghman AIA led the Design Team for the Washington Dulles Metro Station which has opened in Chantilly VA

The Washington Dulles International Airport Station has opened after a 10 year construction period. The Silverline Phase II project now serves the Airport, facing the Original Main Terminal building across the parking infield designed by Eero Saarinen, and extended in 1995 according to Saarinen’s Masterplan. The Metro project is a collaborative effort between WMATA and […]

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U+ Design Partners wins the 2021 AIA NOVA Award of Excellence in Commercial Architecture for the AI Park Campus in Nanjing, China

U+ Design Partners WINS 2021 AIA Northern Virginia—Award of Excellence in the Commercial Architecture built category for the completed AI Park Project in Nanjing, China. AI Park is located in the Pukou District of Nanjing, China and is the first phase of a larger development plan for the China-Europe Intelligent Rail Transportation International Research Innovation […]

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U+ Design Partners wins 2020 AIA NOVA Award of Excellence for the design of the NEW Pukou Hospital in Nanjing, China

U+ Design Partners WINS 2020 AIA Northern Virginia—Award of Excellence for the conceptual design of The Pukou Hospital in Nanjing, China. The design of the new 371,753 m2 full-service hospital building sought to maximize efficiency and sustainability while placing an overall emphasis on patient-focused care. The conceptual metaphors of “sky”, “waterfall”, & “forest” invite a […]

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BPV Business Center Case Study

The new BPV Business Center is an administrative and business center, sited in the Nanjing Biomedical Valley R&D Zone of Jiangbei New Research District. With the concepts of Cooperation, Dialogue and Embracing Nature, the twin apartment towers take form from a setting sail, referencing the transformation of wind energy into forward motion. Bounded by a […]

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U+ Design Partners wins competition to design Jiangbei Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Nanjing, China

U+ Design Partners wins the competition to design the new Jiangbei Women’s & Children’s Hospital Pavilion in Nanjing, China as a new signature healthcare center for the Jiangbei New District. The presence and image of the new Women’s & Children’s hospital shall be a welcoming and stimulating new addition to the urban environment of Jiangbei […]

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Yanghe Global Headquarters Case Study

The architectural expression of the New Yanghe Headquarters in Nanjing draws on the many organic themes that are a central part of the Yanghe brand. The desire of senior Management to create a memorable brand image in a major new urban corridor adjacent to Alibaba and other key landmarks, is driven by the desire to […]

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Carol Ross Barney, “The River Queen”

The Chicago Riverwalk, a project by Carol Ross Barney is a sharp reminder of the power that architects can have as designers of democratic environments, not just trophy buildings. And for Ross Barney, it’s merely one of the latest, though certainly the most ambitious, efforts in her 40-year career of bringing sophisticated yet functional aesthetics […]

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U+ Design Partners wins competition to design Cross-Strait Sports and Culture Center in Nanjing, China

U+ Design Partners wins the competition to design the new Cross-Strait Sports and Culture Center, a community-oriented development in Nanjing, China. Mountain, Water, Wall, Forest …are four major themes that embody the spirit of Nanjing. Intrigued by the potential relationships between these four physical environments, the city, and its people, this project aims to synthesize […]

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