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Guilin Wanda Cultural Tourism Exhibition Center – Guilin, China

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Building: Guilin Wanda Cultural Tourism Exhibition Center
Location: Qixing District, Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China
Year of Completion: September 2016
Area: 26,118 sm
Architect: TengYuan Design Institute co., LTD, WAT Studio
Design Team: Peng Wei, Guang jun Zhao, Zhen ming Wang,Bo Zhang, Wei Wang
Construction group: Wanda Group
Structural Engineer: Xing Xing
MEP Consultant: Zhiguang Qu, Juan Wang

AE Interests: Digital-colored glaze-painted art glass curtain wall, connects humans art and nature, has vertical glass ribs to represent mountains, reflections in surrounding water, inspired by a style of Chinese painting

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Written by Anna Lehew

November 12, 2019 at 1:36 pm

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Shenzhen Sea World Culture and Arts Center – Shenzhen Shi, China

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Building: Shenzhen Sea World Culture and Arts Center
Location: Shenzhen Shi, China
Area: 73,918 square meters
Architects: Shenzhen Capol International & Associates
Structural Engineer: ARUP, Shenzhen Capol International & Associates
MEP: P.T. Morimura and Associates, Shenzhen Capol International & Associates
Acoustics: Nagata Acoustics, Huang Zhanchun Playhouse Architectural Design Counseling (Beijing)

AEInterest: Reinforced concrete and steel structure, multi-use space, overlook view of ocean and surrounding mountains, two grand stairways, composed of three main volumes, landscape of folded grass planes

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Written by Anna Lehew

November 12, 2019 at 1:35 pm

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Baimahe Park Visitor Center – Xianyang, Shanxi, China

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Building: Baimahe Park Visitor Center
Location: Xianyang, Shanxi, China
Area: 800 square meters
Architects: ATA Architects & Planners
Design Team: Wei Zhang, Moises Santiago Vera Soto, Celia Fu, Michael Antkowiak, Junda He.
Year Completed: in progress

Located on a hill to maximize views, green roof and solar panels for low impact, solar shading that also creates porches, mechanical systems under porches and walkways, horizontal and vertical louvers, viewing pavilion

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Written by Anna Lehew

November 11, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Posted in Built