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The ecologies of finances, phasing policies, branding values and marketing strategies are incorporated into the developed of the urban design which is borrowing a principle of mass customisation from the industrial design practices. 11 different tower prototypes are offering a range of development possibilities while maintaining the urban policy of the car-free areas, green and open reception lobbies and landscape-extended commercial areas. The street facades of the corporate towers can be customized according to the wishes of the tenants or owners. Facade interfaces are integrating the passive air cooling shafts, split level floors for the socially engaged environments and showrooms or meeting rooms for the companies.
in collaboration with Buro II.Networks and CITIC
source: invited competition, 2006 client: City of Guanghzou, China location: Guangzhou, China facts: urban plan of 360.000 m2 of mainly offices and commerce, services and residences structure: reinforced concrete, aluminium, glass
Elastik: Igor Kebel, Mika Cimolini, Tomaz Pipan B2.N: Hendrik Vermoortel, Salvatore Bono, Eriko Watanabe, Pieterjan Vermoortel, Jeroen Beerten, Wang Zhe SUM: Jan Jonas