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Marriott Inaugurates 50th Hotel in Shanghai

June 2, 2021


With the launch of JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Fengxian, Marriott International celebrates the opening of its 50th hotel in the Shanghai metropolitan area. The new upscale hotel is located on the banks of Hangzhou Bay in the city’s seaside Fengxian district, and features a streamlined, organic form characterized by intertwined ribbons designed by Gensler. The smooth curvature of the building frames unique views of the water to reinforce a sense of tranquility across the property. “We designed this building for the people to be engage and experience the water,” says Gensler design director Jaime Gimeno. “When you come in, you forget that you are not far from the city and you will be stepping into a still and calm environment.”

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