by Sissi Cheng
I-Home China magazine features the HASSELL Shanghai Studio in its April issue and appears as part of the feature article, "Finding the other side of life", in which the editor explores interesting and uniquely designed studios and home-studios that have an element of fun and passion for life.
The HASSELL studio in Shanghai was designed by Robert Backhouse, Di Ritter, Ilma Sikana and Janet Mak. It is located in a former motorcycle factory on the southern Bund of the Huangpu River, the city's historic commerce waterway. The refurbished building is an open space loft that spans across 2,300 square metres, with natural lighting from the rooftop glass ceilings. HASSELL Shanghai also holds spinning classes for employees twice a week in a specially built attic in its studio with six stationary bicycles. HASSELL Chairman Peter Duncan and Senior Associate Di Ritter were both interviewed in the article.—
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