Immersive retail experience, iconic identity


LocationGuangzhou, China
ClientJianhua Construction
Size1.4 ha

Located at the Western base of Baiyun Mountain, this mixed-use center captures the landmark peak’s influence on the site. In contrast to a modern architectural facade, the fluid and organic landscape suggests the erosion of the preexisting baserock by the adjacent creek. Stone is the main landscape material, and CNC technology is used to accomplish the organic shape. An 18-meter droplet sculpture and undulating ripple surface reflect the transparent swimming pool that cantilevers out from the 100-meter above-ground roof garden.

The existing grade difference between the adjacent park and the site allow the west dining area to perch overlooking the park. Special concrete technology has been introduced for the site’s sculptures, bridges, and furniture to highlight the client’s specialty in decorative concrete.

Winner – ENR: Global Best Projects 2021 – Mixed Use

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