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Baoshan Temple

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Heritage Architecture
Firm LocationShanghai, China
CompanyYuangou Architects & Consultants
Lead ArchitectTANG Shuoying
Design TeamGAO Yingdong, HUANG Yingdan, DU Guishou, YU Xiaoyun

Baoshan Temple, the former palace of King Brahma established during period of Emperor Zhengde in Ming Dynasty, is situated in Luodian Town, Shanghai. Overall design presents palace style in late Tang dynasty. Pure tenon-and-mortise structure in Africa Padauk is carefully sculptured to embody its grandness. First and second courtyards are for external Buddha worships, while the third one is for living and management use. 20,000㎡ Zen garden is provided on east. New Baoshan Temple, palace site and Garden form new landscape belt with Buddhist culture as the core.