The vertical beam company is a design company rooted in Guangzhou. The main design and research objects are Chinese cities and buildings under the new development stage, especially the urban renewal and building activation under the development background of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.
“The vertical beam society” is the Chinese translation of the Latin “coenosis” (community), which represents the various dominant or implicit forces that drive the growth and renewal of the city, metaphorizing the design under new technical and commercial conditions. The infinite emergence of creativity and self-networking, the acronym cnS (China's) represents China's creation, and the "vertical beam" also describes the current construction activities in China. “The Vertical Beam Society” (cnS) emphasizes the Chinese reality that the team must deal with, as well as the respect for design and technical constraints and inspiration given by this reality.
Co-founder Song Gang, graduated from Cornell University, has experience in exhibition and art planning and creative architectural design. He is currently teaching at South China University of Technology, and is a guest at the famous architecture colleges including Tsinghua University and Tongji University. Co-founder Zhong Guanqiu He graduated from Nanjing University and was selected as "China's 40-year-old young architects exhibition", teaching at South China University of Technology; senior design partner Zhu Zhiyuan, graduated from Tsinghua University, has many years of experience in architectural design, representing the vertical beam The agency participated in the "AREA" magazine China Pioneer Office in Italy to give lectures. The vertical beam society design team also includes Xu Liangzi (art design), Lutian (Pioneer Architectural Design), three design partners, five business partners, and nearly 100 designers (including two national first-level registered architects). 2 senior engineers and 4 intermediate engineers), the core team is stable.
In recent years, the team has completed a series of socially influential works, such as the micro-reconstruction of Enning Road Yongqing Square, Haizhu Weipin Tongchuanghui, Dongguan Xinji White House B&B, TIT Creative Park, Guangzhou Party Pier Landscape Renovation, BIG Construction projects such as Haizhuwan Creative Park. Many of the old reform projects of the vertical beam society pay attention to the combination of artistic and practical, and have been well received by all circles, and have been widely reported by domestic and foreign media.