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KennaXu Gallery by DA INTEGRATING LIMITED


Recently, DA INTEGRATING LIMITED transformed an old residence into a contemporary art space in Shenzhen, China.


The gallery is situated within a simplistic building, which is hidden behind the shades of green trees and is accessible through a small path. Here, it opens up a journey of dream and art.


Designed by DA INTEGRATING LIMITED

Photographed by Kevin, Benmo Studio


Gallery in an old community


The building, constructed in the 1990s within an old community, is the place where the gallery owner Kenna Xu spent his childhood. It carries his deep affection for Shenzhen, and also breeds his dream of establishing a contemporary art gallery that finds a foothold in the local area and pursues global visibility.

As approaching the project, the design team reflected on the relationship between gallery and art space, and discovered more possibilities of the gallery as a public space. Located in an old residential community, the site blends a strong living atmosph