Modern office space connects people to local cultural heritage
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DETAILS

LocationGuangzhou, Guangdong, China
ClientVanke Guangzhou
Size156,070 sf

Guangzhou Vanke Center incorporates commercial, and office uses in an urban setting. To echo the “cascading” concept of the architectural design, the landscape architecture was inspired by the fluidity of water, as well as the unique local cultural heritage of dragon boats. The design provides for different types of social activity with variously scaled spaces, which enable the site to support a variety of group sizes. Materials were selected with feng shui principles in mind; the vertical design leverages limited space and accommodates an on-site circulation route. In addition, the Center’s main water feature was designed to complement fire lane regulations.

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