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Raffles City Chongqing – Chongqing, China

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Building: Raffles City Chongqing
Location: Chongqing, China
Architect: Safdie Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
MEP Engineers:  Parsons Brinckerhoff Consultants (now WSP)
Façade Engineer: ALT
Completion: 2019

AE Interests: inspired by the great Chinese sailing vessels, towers linked by a conservatory (with internal streets, building program and gardens), LEED-CS (core & shell) pre-certification, hybrid outrigger system (gravity systems), curving perimeter columns with belt trusses (lateral stability)

Articles: [1, 2]

Videos: [1, 2]

Written by shukanbhakta

October 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Posted in Built

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