On September 16, 2023, Vincent de Graaf, Co-founder and Principal Architect of AIM Architecture, delivered a speech at the Xinxi Business Conference &「Art Sparkles」Forum by Wallpaper* held at the Xinxi Sales Center in Shenzhen.
Designed by AIM Architecture, Neighbors, a new coastal commercial complex jointly built by Xinxi and China Resources MixC Lifestyle, was unveiled for the first time at this event. Tian Xiangyang, head of the product planning department of China Resources MixC Lifestyle Headquarters, and Vincent from AIM Architecture, gave speeches on the design philosophy and product concepts of the project.
AIM created “The Wharf Park” around the project. Horizontally, it connects to the sea and opens towards the city; vertically, it connects to the project and directly to the tower. Guests can enter the wharf park through the main entrance, “Sky City”. Each floor serves a unique purpose. In order to enrich the experience for guests, AIM carefully designed multiple nodes, aiming to present a more attractive and diverse coastal lifestyle to Shekou and Shenzhen.
This forum invited artist Chen Ke, product designer Fran k Chou, and digital artist Zhang Zhoujie to have a dialogue with the editor-in-chief Guo Jiacheng from Wallpaper* to discuss the new lifestyle in the city and the charm of art. At the event,「Art Sparkles」Forum by Wallpaper* also joined hands with Shekou「Xinxi 」to invite visual artist Sugarman, as well as 15 domestic designer brands, to co-create an exhibition “Wandering in the Room”.