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Wangjing SOHO – Beijing, China

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Building: Wangjing SOHO
Location: Beijing, China
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structure: Adams Kara Taylor UK, CCDI
Facade: Arup Facade HK, Inhabitat
MEP, Vt, Fire Safety, Sustainability: Hoare Lea UK, Arup Engineers
Construction: 2011-2014
Area: 5,610,850 sf

AEInterest: “Described as “three interweaving mountains”, the towers feature curved and tapered forms. The tallest and most slender is 200 metres high, while the other two are slightly broader, with heights of 127 and 118 metres.” (Dezeen)

Articles: 1, 2,

—-GB

 

 

Written by Gregory Brooks

February 26, 2016 at 10:39 pm

Posted in Built

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