Astrid Piber is a Partner at UNStudio, in charge of several large-scale design projects globally. In projects such as the Arnhem master plan and the Raffles City mixed-use development in Hangzhou, China, the interdependency of functional, economic, and future-proofing criteria has led to organizations that go beyond segregated typologies. Piber has worked with a trans-scalar approach—from large-scale mobility projects to custom-crafted interiors—where user experience adds value to design. Sophisticated placemaking strategies are part of the design approach for commercial and high-rise developments, such as V-on-Shenton, The Scotts Tower (Singapore), The Hanwha HQ (Seoul) and Raffles City Hangzhou (China).
Awards Interior Space Jury (2020; 2021)
Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)
Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)
Live-Streamed Conference, Presenter (2020)
28 October 2019
In some an increasing number of cities, vertical expansion has been the only viable option, however efforts should also be concentrated on remodeling existing buildings....