Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Fund Town (Office, Mixed-used Development) by Leigh & Orange
2017 - 2018, Golden A' Architecture, Building and Structure Design Award Winner
Inspiration
The existing depot structure had been built with loading provision based on the previous master-planning of a low-rise office & commercial development, with 54,950 sq.m. Office and 30,100 sq.m. Retail GFA. The project brief is to re-design the depot development within the existing structural constraints and to accommodate recent changes in Government’s vision and strategic positioning of the future Qianhai district.
Creativity
The development comprises of a variety of low-rise building typologies, designed to suit different office and commercial uses. These include mid-rise row offices, corporate villas, stand-alone retail pavilions and a basement retail street. All these components are well dispositioned within a business park setting, creating various public and landscape space in different scale. This alternate indoor and outdoor environment is set to create a new commercial typology for Qianhai.
Design Challenges
Leigh & Orange did not encounter any design challenges while designing the award winning Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Fund Town Office, Mixed-used Development.
Production Technology
The project site, located above the existing metro depot, came with innate design issues of connection to the surrounding roads at 0m and resulted in an elevated building interface along the city edge. The concept of overall master-planning was to re-define pedestrian & vehicular connection and to soften the city interface between 0m and 16m.
       
     
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