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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.

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.

01 - 02.2018

iHubb Fashion Pop Up Store

Location: Ground Floor, ANKEN Green

Until the end of February, the Ground floor of ANKEN Green has been transformed into a fashion retail space thanks to iHubb fashion.

The ANKEN team was lucky enough to meet up with iHubb's brand ambassador Karon Mok on her recent trip to the space.

Wechat ID: ihubb_fashion


Hey Stepper - Grand Opening

Location: ANKEN Life

For everything street wear and skateboarding, come and check out Hey Stepper’s new store at ANKEN Life.

Grand Opening:
Friday 19 January
5 – 9 pm

28.10.2017 - 02.2018

Roger Ballen & Sun Yanchu

Location: M97 / ANKEN Alley

M97 is pleased to announce Birds and Apparitions, an exhibition of photographic works by Roger Ballen, together with Sun Yanchu’s - Developer Paintings.

Opening Reception:
28 October 4-7pm


Fitspiration Talks

Location: Warehouse Cafe / ANKEN Life

An inspirational talk by Igor and Katie the founders of community fitness group FitFam Shanghai.

FitFam has inspired many others to take ownership of their own active lifestyles. The group, run entirely on a volunteer basis, espouses an ethos of – no excuses, fitness for all and progress through consistency.

Saturday 4-6 pm

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-VII

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.