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Paul Davis + Partners | Nanjing tower

Concept & Competition Paul Davis + Partners | Nanjing tower

Paul Davis + Partners mixed-use development has started on site in Nanjing, one of China’s ancient capital cities and the second largest commercial centre in the eastern region. La Vita is a 14-storey building, comprising three floors of retail at its base, and 11 floors of luxury apartments and clubhouse facilities above.

Paul Davis + Partners | Nanjing towerIts’ striking glass façade employing a network of steel and aluminium fins, aims to encapsulate the spirit of the city, and spur the regeneration of Nanjing’s central business district where the building is located.

Paul Davis + Partners | Nanjing tower

Paul Davis + Partners | Nanjing towerLa Vita is for client Accurate International Land and the 18,000sq m building, which is due for completion in mid 2015, will be cooled by a chilled beam system, the first time this has been used in Nanjing. The scheme marks the first stage of an ambitious development by Paul Davis + Partners office in Hong Kong. The next two phases include a 25-storey building and a 300m tall tower and when complete, will form a key landmark in a culturally rich city.

Location: Nanjing, China
Architects: Paul Davis + Partners
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