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Another Design International
Han Tower


2014 The Most Influential Design Institution of Greater China HAN TOWER is located in Hangzhou, in a strategic position, in the intersection between the Shing Road and the Jiang Hui Road. The surrounding area has a large commercial clusters, banks, Hangzhou Science and Technology Museum, and many other high-end properties, leisure spaces, entertainment mall, education […]


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JDS Architects
Xiasha Cultural Complex


ANALYSIS Contemporary social buildings are incredibly important for the ma­jority of new cities in china to create a wise, healthy society. Hang­zhous cultural significance within china is very important nation­ally with its historic culture and natural attractions such as the west lake. Xiasha lies to the east of hangzhous central business district and any new […]


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Peter Ruge Architekten
Hongcheng Office Building


The Hongcheng skyscraper is located on the banks of the Qiantang River in the new administrative and business district of Hangzhou city and home to the offices of various companies. Commissioned by the buildings owner, the brief called for a unified interior design throughout the common areas that included an upgrading of the main lobby, foyers, […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Shan Shui Hangzhou


On February 11, 2010 – Steven Holl Architects has been awarded first prize in the design competition to redevelop the site of the oxygen and boiler plants in Hangzhou, China. Steven Holl Architects’ design won first place, Herzog & de Meuron won 2nd place, and David Chipperfield Architects was selected as 3rd place winner by […]


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John Portman & Associates
Zhejiang Fortune Finance Center


The goal for the Zhejiang Fortune Finance Center was to create a landmark for the new Central Business District (CBD) and set a quality benchmark for future development around the site in Hangzhou. The design solution by John Portman & Associates  demonstrates how the Zhejiang Fortune Finance Center can fit into the overall urban fabric, […]


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HASSELL
Alibaba


The new Alibaba Headquarters is a benchmark for the modern workplace in China, comprising 150,000 square metres of flexible open plan office space within a campus style layout. The design is based on the concepts of connectivity, clarity and community. The workplace has been designed to be a positive and healthy environment to encourage informal […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Hangzhou Music Museum


The Music Museum master plan design proposes to unify the campus through the voids between buildings – like a caesura in music. The scheme identifies five voids between the buildings to form the overall morphology of the campus. The first void is the ancient garden with existing trees. The second void is the new Music […]


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Paul Cha Architect
Fragrant Mountain Tower


Hangzhou was the capital of China in the 12th and 13th centuries and is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in China. The one block city site is close by the scenic West Lake, which is surrounded by lakeside temples and historic landmarks. China applied in 1996 for the West Lake scenic […]


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