Founded in Paris in 1985, DUTSdesign (formerly known as French Atelier Dubosc & Associes) is a newly-established design company with French academic background. It has been in the leading position in French and even European steel structure buildings and green ecology energy-saving buildings, and obtained a number of international awards. Besides, it has completed many architectural designs and urban planning projects throughout Europe and Asia. Branches or representative offices have been set up in Hanoi of Vietnam, Doha of Qatar and other cities to engage in a wide range of design services.
DUTSdesign was settled in Shanghai, China in 2009. At that moment, Mr. Zhong Ling, founder, brought the rigorous and exquisite academic style of French Atelier Dubosc & Associes to China. He combined the mature European design idea and advanced technical model with the concrete situation in China, and applied it skillfully and rationally to the actual projects in China. Now DUTSdesign is a team of more than 40 designers from different nationalities. Its core lineup includes a number of Chinese first-class registered architects, French national registered architects, the United States National Green Building Consultants, Chinese registered planners, senior landscape designers and French national art stylists. Now the studio is developing horizontally into an integrated design firm that can provide international architectural and space design, overall planning, plane and product design. Among them, architectural design is our major service, including urban complexes, high-end commercial centers, corporate headquarters, logistics centers, stadiums, cultural public buildings, star-rated hotels and high-end office buildings, vacation centers, high-end residential, urban planning and renovation. All above-mentioned aspects are what we excel in.
DUTSdesign has established cooperative relations with many famous domestic enterprises, such as LongFor Group, China Shipping, LandSea Group, Red Star Macalline Group, CREC Group, SAIC Group, CEIBS, Golden Bridge Group, Re-est, Chongqing CASIN Group, Chongqing Yinxiang Group, Chuanwei Group, Huiyuan Group. Aipu Group, Mingfeng Group, Shenzhen iBox Chain, Shanghai Techstorm Co, Shanghai KangMa Biotechnology, English Giraffe and Shanghai Yicheng Industry. The design works are all over Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan, Chongqing, Hainan, Gansu, Tianjin, Henan, Guizhou and other places. Since 2010, many projects in China have been turned over and put into operation: Qingbaijiang Logistics Center of the Eighth Bureau of CREC Group, Southwest Electronic Equipment Research Institute, Linxia Stadium and Gymnasium, Linxia Grand Theater, Shanghai Yicheng Industrial Company Headquarters, Shanghai English Giraffe Elite Campus. The projects under construction include: Hainan Sanya Yalong Bay Resort Villa Hotel, Mingfeng Group's first Mingfeng Resort and Mingfeng Huafu International, Lanzhou New Area Tourist Reception Center, Chongqing Gujianshan Bodhi Escape, Chuanwei Group's Neijiang New Town, HP Center and Urban Complex. Among them, the "suspened warship" project of Yicheng Industrial Headquarters, located at Building 8 Office at Shanghai Happiness Terminal, won the IAI Design Excellence Award in 2017. Meanhwile, the studio has also won many excellent results in many large international bidding competitions in China to wit, the first place in bidding of LanZhou West Railway Station Phase TwoCommercial Super High-Rise (successful bidder), the first place in bidding of Chongqing Yin Xiang Commercial Housing Complex (successful bidder), the third place in bidding of Guangzhou TV Station New Site, the first place in bidding of Zhengzhou New Passenger Transport Center, the first place in bidding of Chongqing Huanshan Forest Park, the first place in bidding of Lanzhou International Business Center, the first place in bidding of Red Star Macalline Tianjin Business Center and New World, the first place in bidding of Huiyuan Longquan Headquarters Economic Park Conceptual Planning (successful bidder), the second place in bidding of Shanghai Biyun International Community S11 Residential Project. Furthermore, the overall planning of Zhoushenshan tourism and cultural industry belt and the conceptual planning of Tongwei Tangchi Valley Hot Spring Resort have been appraised greatly by the owners.
In terms of the tendency of China's economic development, the new stage of China's urban development and the needs of China's commercial sector, Mr. Zhong Ling, founder of DUTSdesign, is committed to the new design direction of "urban renewal" in 2018 on the basis of maintaining the original design expertise and resource advantages in new urban development. In order to better implement this new design direction, Mr. Zhong Ling innovatively integrates outstanding partners from different fields, such as commercial brand, architectural design, interior design and commercial operation, and launches offices in Shanghai and Taipei to carry out strategic layout for the company's upgrade and development. And hence, DUTSdesign is able to provide customers with professional services from brand to design, as well as the operation of sustainable value promotion, and it is not just a traditional design company.