wangjing SOHO by zaha hadid construction in beijing wangjing SOHO by zaha hadid construction in beijing
mar 17, 2013

wangjing SOHO by zaha hadid construction in beijing

close-up on construction of ‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadid, beijing, chinaimage © designboom

 

 

designboom recently visited the site of zaha hadid‘s wangjing SOHO project in beijing, made recently famous by its pirated counterpart being built at a competitive pace, to check up on its progress. it is well into the construction phase and making good progress as the concrete primary structure is now virtually complete and the window systems are being installed one level at a time. the reinforced concrete slab is cast like topographical contours held up by regularly-spaced columns that follow the subtle curvature of the forms. the skeleton already gives shape to the final forms that will be brought to life upon the completion of the facade.

 

for more details and info on the project be sure to visit designboom’s earlier coverage here.

view of the complex from the streetimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom ‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

close-up on construction of ‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadid, beijing, chinaimage © designboom

close-up on construction of ‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadid, beijing, chinaimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ image © designboom

close-up on construction of ‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadid, beijing, chinaimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

the current state of constructionimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

installed windowsimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

 

 


video courtesy of zaha hadid

 

 

image © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

‘wangjing SOHO’ by zaha hadidimage © designboom

rendering  – aerial view of complex

 

 

poster at the entrance of the construction siteimage © designboom

  • compliments…

    Fernand Hofer says:
  • the video its a little bit 90s rave parties way of life

    einslachen says:
  • video killed the architect star.

    s. lee says:
  • Is this video incredibly weird, or is it just me?

    adam says:
  • It’s both.

    Lightmaker says:
  • Unless your a rich young Chinese person, who may potentially buy into this compound, the video is not for you.

    morgan says:

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