Yunchao Xu/Atelier Apeiron is an international team of creative architects and designers based in Shenzhen of China. The ancient Greek word “APEIRON” encapsulates our design philosophy, and also leads us to endless thinking, research and practice towards the origin of architecture. Opening boundaries, not restricted to definitions; Crossing disciplinary, not limited to typologies. We take each project as an adventure to some ignored wonderlands, where humanity is re-connected with nature in an immediate way. Each of our designs is derived from nature and integrated with humanity. Following the hidden laws behind phenomena, we use space as a medium to create poetic moments that reveal the original beauty of everything. With the platform supported by SZAD, we provide professional services spanning the fields of architecture design, urban design, interior design, product and graphic design. 

Yunchao Xu/Atelier Apeiron is committed to research and design practice from urban development to rural revitalization, recent works include Hengqin Culture & Art Complex, Promotion Center of High Tech Park in Baoding, Gree Global Center, Kindergarten of Museum Forest, Jinjiang Campus of Fuzhou University, Fashion School of Xiamen Polytechnic University, Tongxin Foreign Language School, Lotus Terrace Kindergarten, Minzhi School in Shenzhen, Waterfront Library with Red Brick and White Stone, Red Brick Learning Center, Bamboo Resort Rising from a Paddy Field, Cusha Village Community Center, Small Hill Kindergarten, The Garden of Forking Paths, LenX Science Center, Dolphell Culture & Art Complex, Floating Iceberg for Culture and Performance, Kaleido Hall of Light, Urban Stage of Grand Leaves.


Xu and Atelier Apeiron has been widely recognized for its innovative work. Recent awards the practice received include a series of important prizes from WAN Awards 2022 (UK), International Architecture Awards 2021/2019 (EU), Architecture Masterprize Awards 2020/2019 (USA), Dezeen Awards 2022 (UK), World Architecture Festival Awards 2022/2021 (UK), The Plan Award 2022 (IT), German Design Awards 2019 (DE), The Outstanding Property Award London 2019 (UK), Architizer A+ Awards 2019/2020/2021/2022 (USA), Blueprint Awards 2020 (UK), LEAF Awards 2021 (EU), AR MIPIM Future Projects Awards 2020 (UK), MUSE Design Awards 2019 (US), LIV Hospitality Design Awards 2022 (US), International Design Awards 2020 (US), NEW YORK Design Awards 2021 (US).

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