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The American Institute of Architects Shanghai Chapter announced the 2022 China Design Excellence Awards (CDEA) winners, and the Chapel of Sound designed by OPEN Architecture won the Honor Award, the highest recognition of achievement.

The AlA CDEA is one of the most respected programs in the architectural profession. The purpose of the CDEA program is to encourage and recognize the distinguished architectural achievements of architects, clients, and consultants. Collectively they work to improve the built environment by shaping the quality of life through design excellence.

OPEN participated in the "Blueprint Beijing" section of the "2022 Beijing Art Biennale", with two urban research projects about Beijing spanning 12 years, “OPEN Metropolis” and “2nd Ring 2049”, responding to the exhibition theme "Blueprint" and imaging a better urban future.

The Pingshan Performing Arts Center designed by OPEN was selected as the only project from China and Asia for the UK 2023 Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalist. 

As a representative work of OPEN's six cultural projects, the building is included in "Reinventing Cultural Architecture: A Radical Vision by OPEN", published by Rizzoli.

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