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Ningbo Gate Serviced Apartments – Ningbo, China

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Building: Ningbo Gate Serviced Apartments
Location: Ningbo, China
Status: Under Construction
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Co-Architect: Ningbo LDI
Engineering Services: Ningbo LDI
Structural Engineer: Arup

AE Interest: Steel bracing systems around the perimeter of each tower allow the structural flexibility needed in an earthquake, and provide greater freedom in layouts by moving them to the outside,  large cantilevers, the two wings of the building are connected by a central concrete core


Written by David Lukert

September 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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