HENN has been selected to design a 160-meter, mixed-use tower for a new Central Business District in the eastern China metropolis of Wenzhou. Located in close proximity to the Ou Jiang river, on the district’s southern edge, the Wenzhou Tower hopes to serve as the gateway to the new city development.
“The tower consists of a five-story podium for spacious retail arcades, restaurants and spas, office units are at mid-height and a hotel on the upper stories,” described the architects. “Elevated pedestrian footbridges connect the retail area to the neighboring buildings within the masterplan for a continuous shopping experience.
“The programmatic division of the tower is legible from its façade setback and two main sky lobbies. A series of triangulated green pockets revolve around the periphery of the tower’s office program to provide high quality, healthy indoor working environments and opportunities for interior atriums and group meeting areas.
“The spiral of green pockets creates
Details Emerge on World’s Largest Airport Terminal in Istanbul
Nieuw Leyden Block by Arons en Gelauff Architecten
You may also like
London-based Wilkinson Eyre Architects have revealed plans for a major refurbishment of three ‘Siamese’ gasholders in King’s Cross. The ...
Santiago Calatrava’s City of Arts and Sciences has taken a starring role in Tomorrowland, Disney’s latest ...
Courtesy of Acton Ostry Architects Inc. & University of British Columbia Construction is underway in ...