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China Europe International Business School: Expansion Campus

Shanghai, China  Map
2009–14
Lead Designer
Ian Bader

This expansion, adjacent to the original CEIBS campus—also designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners—doubles the internationally respected business school’s facilities.

The facility comprises a new conference center, academic center, commons, and residence halls. Constructed from renewable regional sources using local vernacular construction technologies, the campus joins the values of East and West in a calm but purposeful synthesis of transparency, reflection, and light.

Referencing the layout of the original campus, the buildings are interspersed with greenery and arranged around a shared central space, reminiscent of the traditional Chinese courtyard plan.

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Client

China Europe International Business School

PCF&P Services

Campus planning, architecture, exterior envelope, interior design of public spaces

Project Credits

Associate Architect: China Haisum Engineering Co., Ltd.; Landscape Architecture: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Interiors: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Images: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Ian Bader/Pei Cobb Freed & Partners