US-based Development Design Group (DDG) has been selected to design China's largest shopping centre, part of the Tianjin City Culture Centre Development.
The project is being developed by Tianjin Lecheng Real Estate.
DDG has been awarded the position of planner and design architect for the retail centrepiece which will also feature a grand theatre and opera house, art museum, grand library, youth education museum and a natural history museum.
DDG senior partner Ahsin Rasheed said "We look forward to working alongside some of our profession's most forward-thinking and creative visionaries. The opportunity to be part of this celebrated assemblage of award-winning architects and designers is a real honor, and to do so on behalf of such a complex and ambitious project will make our work that much more inspired and fulfilling."