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Upcoming Events

Book an Event Space

ANKEN has event spaces for hire, perfect for exhibitions and events, either large or small and intimate. CLICK HERE to enquire about booking event spaces.

From 17.06.2018

Shan Feiming & Lu Yanpeng

Location: M97 / ANKEN Alley

M97 is pleased to announce the opening of two Solo Exhibtions: “Climbing Trees in Search of Fish” by Hangzhou-based artist Shan Feiming together with “Memory of Stones” by Lu Yanpeng.

Opening Reception:
17 June 3-6 pm

For more information:
Wechat ID: M97Gallery


K2 Studios Opening

Location: GFL, ANKEN Green

Renowned photographers, K2 Studios presents K-CHA, PECHA KUCHA in celebration of their new location on the ground floor of ANKEN Green

Reception Cocktail:
Saturday 3 pm

For more information:
Wechat ID: k2studios


Fitspiration Talks

Location: Warehouse Cafe / ANKEN Life

Celebrate one year of Fitspirational journeys, stories and inspiration; ambitious ultra-marathon runners, unique coaches, experts, adventurous explorer, female athletes etc.

We would like to give a big thank you and invite all of our former speakers to an open Q & A.

Wednesday 7-9 pm

For more information:


Welcome Ethnicraft

Location: GFL, ANKEN Green

With headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium, Ethnicraft is a famous teak furniture brand that focuses on simply designed, environmentally conscious solid wood furniture.

The company has four direct retail stores in Shanghai, Singapore and Malaysia, with ANKEN Green's location being the only direct store in China.

For more information:

Previous Events

ECCO Photo Shoot

Paustian / ANKEN Green

Noted actress Liu Tao and actor Guo Tao arrived at ANKEN Green to much buzz for their brand ambassador photo shoot for well-known Danish shoemaker ECCO.

Shanghai Supperclub

ANKEN Life & Air - Warehouse Cafe

“Because everyone loves a dinner party” - ANKEN Life welcomed the Shanghai Supperclub to the Warehouse Café for two consecutive evenings of gastronomic celebration.

A Knockout I-VIII

Aboro Academy / ANKEN Life

In support of Aboro Academy’s foundation, A Knock Out is an ongoing event that brings together amateur fighters in the spirit of friendly competition for a thrilling community spectacle.

Bicycle Film Festival


With an accumulated audience of over 1 million people in 60 cities, the BFF is a celebration of bicycles through film, art and music. Presented for the first time in China by Adidas, Levis Commuter and Factory Five.

The Snow Queen


Community Theatre Group Theatre Anon presents Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen – A Fairy Tale in Seven Stories” on the rooftop of ANKEN Green


M97 / ANKEN Alley

13 artists working in the medium of photography - Han Lei, Dong Wensheng, Michael Wolf, Adou, Luo Dan, Jiang Zhi, Lei Benben, Cai Dongdong, Shen Wei, Hisun Wong, Sun Yanchu and Chu Chu.

Pecha Kucha Green


FAR and ANKEN Green joined forces to bring Pecha Kucha Green to Shanghai. Around 500 people attended this 6 min and 40 sec speaker series, entirely dedicated to sustainability and green design.

Eames Film Night

Paustian / ANKEN Green

Paustian’s annual film screening and after party, celebrates short films from the personal collection of American design couple, Ray and Charles Eames.

NYU Skyfarm Workshop

Good to CN / ANKEN Green

Students from NYU’s Shanghai campus volunteered their time for a morning of urban farming at ANKEN Green’s Rooftop Sky Farm.

Rooftop Sessions


An ongoing day of rooftop Boxing, Kickboxing, Meditation and Yoga brought to you by Aboro Academy and guest trainers from the clinic, GuavaPass and lululemon.

Chambers of Commerce


Austcham, the Spanish, Danish and Canadian Chambers have all hosted successful seminars, meetings and lectures on the rooftop of ANKEN Green.

East West Theatre Group


The East West Theatre Group staged successful productions of The Memory of Water, Hedda Gabler and Masque’rade: Macabre Tales from Poe on the rooftop of ANKEN Green.

Spring Eco Design Fair


Over 30 eco conscious groups and businesses showcased products including clothing, home accessories, furniture, health products, stationary, building materials, toys and organic food products.

ANKEN Life Night Market


The Night Market is a seasonal event that brings together fitness food and music.

Paustian's Opening


Danish furniture maker opened the doors to its new showroom. The opening was attended by several Shanghai government and district officials and declared open by Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik.

Michael Wolf Exhibition

M97 / Paustian / ANKEN Green

In association with M97 Gallery and Paustian, renowned photographer – Michael Wolf exhibited his large format industrial series of photographs at ANKEN Green.

Weddings, Parties, Anything?


ANKEN Green hosted its first rooftop wedding - Many Happy Returns to Jamie and Duncan.

SAS Primary Workshop

Good to CN / ANKEN Green

ANKEN Green’s rooftop garden hosted Good to CN and students from the Shanghai American Primary School for an urban farming workshop.

Austcham Office Opening


Opened by Andrew Robb - Minister for Trade & Investment and attended by Frances Adamson - Ambassador to China, Graeme Meehan - Shanghai Consul General and members of Austcham's local community.

Luo Dan - When to Leave

M97 / ANKEN Alley

Luo Dan’s “When to Leave”, the inaugural exhibition for M97 Gallery’s newest exhibition space in downtown Shanghai.

Shanghai Yacht Club


The Shanghai Boat & Yacht Club held their general meeting on the rooftop of ANKEN Green. Drinks and light snacks were provided by the Warehouse Café downstairs.



Shanghai TV began filming a feature news piece investigating the creative community at ANKEN Green. Interviews with several tenants were conducted, followed by a brief tour.

10+ Design Competition


International architecture practice 10+ kicked off their design competition “Re-Thinking Shanghai”. The event was held in collaboration with Tongji University and The University of Hong Kong.

Bootcamp Classes

MeWellness / ANKEN Green

Shanghai can be a stressful city with long working hours and little time for health and fitness. MeWellness began rooftop boot camp as a way to help people get back on track.

iHubb Fashion Pop Up

Ground Floor ANKEN Green

ANKEN Green was briefly transformed into a fashion retail space and was lucky enough to welcome iHubb's brand ambassador Karon Mok on her recent trip.

Bugaboo Product Launch


Thank you to Bugaboo for choosing ANKEN Green for their rooftop product launch.

The Ten Minute Club

Warehouse Cafe / ANKEN Air

Connecting Urban Planners who care to make fantastic cities. Inaugural speaker James Brearly of BAU spoke about Chinese Urbanism followed by a round table discussion.

Etnies Skateboard Film Premier

Hey Stepper / 17T / ANKEN Life

Film Premier and After Party