chaoyang park plaza by MAD architects tops out in beijing chaoyang park plaza by MAD architects tops out in beijing
jun 30, 2015

chaoyang park plaza by MAD architects tops out in beijing

in beijing, a topping-out ceremony has been held for the ‘chaoyang park plaza’, a mixed-use project designed by MAD architects. the scheme, which reaches a total height of 120 meters, is located at the heart of the chinese capital’s central business district and contains over 120,000 square meters of commercial, office, and residential buildings. by creating a dialogue between artificial scenery and natural landscape, the project seeks to redefine contemporary methods of urbanization.

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the project’s proximity to chaoyang park, one of the region’s largest public spaces, will not only create sweeping views across the city, but will also have a large impact on beijing’s skyline. at the top, multi-level terraces feature public gardens where visitors can overlook both the city and the valley scene created by the site’s lower buildings.

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the project is located at the heart of the chinese capital’s central business district

 

 

rising as tall mountains, a duo of asymmetrical towers establish a distinctive silhouette soaring above the adjacent parkland. incorporated within the façade, ridges and valleys characterize the structure, giving the impression of being affected by erosion or other forces of nature. these protruding strips not only emphasize the buildings’ verticality, but also accommodate a sophisticated ventilation and filtration system that draws air inside.

 

‘chaoyang park plaza’ is expected to complete in 2016. see designboom’s previous coverage of the project here.

MAD architects chaoyang park plaza china designboom
the project’s proximity to chaoyang park creates sweeping views across the city

MAD architects chaoyang park plaza china designboom
rising as tall mountains, a duo of asymmetrical towers establish a distinctive silhouette

MAD architects chaoyang park plaza china designboom
ridges and valleys give the impression of being affected by erosion or other forces of nature

MAD architects chaoyang park plaza china designboom
a series of valleys are created by the site’s lower structures

MAD architects chaoyang park plaza china designboom
chaoyang park plaza is expected to be fully complete in 2016

 

 

project info:

 

location: beijing, china
type: office, commercial, residential
status: 2012-2016

 

site area: 30,763 sqm
building area: above ground 128,177 sqm, below ground 94,832 sqm
building height: 120 m

 

directors in charge: ma yansong, dang qun, yosuke hayano
core design team: zhao wei, kin li, liu huiying, lin guomin, bennet hu po-kang, julian sattler, nathan kiatkulpiboone, li guangchong, fu changrui, yang jie, zhu jinglu, younjin park, gustaaf alfred van staveren

 

client: junhao real estate beijing jingfa properties co., limited.
construction engineers: china construction design international(shenzhen)group co., ltd
façade design & optimize consultant: RFR
landscape design consultant: greentown akin
lighting design consultant: GD lighting design co., ltd

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