Aedas: starlight place
Aedas: starlight place Aedas: starlight place
may 16, 2012

Aedas: starlight place

‘starlight place’ by Aedas, chongqing, china all images courtesy of Aedas




‘starlight place’, a shopping mall completed international practice Aedas has recently opened its doors to the public in chongqing, china. adjacent to the new monorail line and jiang nan avenue, the site’s location will become a southern gateway into the nanping districts’ commercial and business hub. dynamic lines and stretched forms derived from the encompassing mountainscape combine to generate an iconic exterior, contributing to the building’s status as a landmark in the area. cladding panels are applied in random angular patterns to compliment the conglomeration of volumes. polished black granite, grey aluminum and copper-toned sheets contrast the bold transparent gestures which form the structure.


a public plaza outside of the grand atrium incorporates paving patterns, signage and works of art into the visitor’s progression towards the entry. glazed enclosures introduce abundant natural daylight into a tall atrium, filtering illumination into the interior which is delineated by undulating and soft curves.

entry plaza

entry atrium

shopping level

central atrium

site plan

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

floor plan / level 2

floor plan / level -1

  • Look like just renovation of star house HK, extend the old building with new skin. There are many new modern building in near area. I think these is not the only one. and waste a lot of sun energy with so many glasses

    NuNu says:

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