Vanke New City Center Sales Gallery by Spark Architects

28 April of 2014 by

Architects: Spark Architects
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Project Director: Stephen Pimbley
Area: 800 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Shu He

Design Team: Lim Wenhui, Jay Panelo, Ethan Hwang, Mark Mancenido

From the architect. Located adjacent to Nanjing South Railway Station the two storey building showcases the broad spectrum of residential and commercial space available for lease and purchase at Vanke’s Spark designed ambitious mixed use development.

Conceived as an abstracted reflection of railway track geometry the structure is shaped by functional and conceptual considerations that importantly take advantage of the buildings location next to the busy railway station.

Folded façade surfaces and lines of light compose a continuum of fluent and dynamic space that mirrors the dynamism of the adjacent crossing train tracks. A large LED display faces the key location vantage points located deliberately to be seen by passing vehicle and railway traffic.

The exterior façade formed from two skins of perforated aluminium has a subtle Moiré

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