Saturday, 3 December 2011

3.1 Billion USB Project announced in China : chongquin chaotianmen

This post is about a 3.1 Billion USB dolloar worth Project announced by Safdie Architects. Its named 'chongquin chaotianmen'.

'chongquin chaotianmen', a mixed-use complex in chongquin, china, located at the meeting point between the yangtze and jialing rivers.

Earlier this location has a primary importance where officials received imperial decrees from the emperors. To honor its previous use, this project is announced.

As you can see in the pictures, the center is divided into eight north-facing towers in the shape of sails upon the water, a modern representation of a fleet of ancient chinese ships.

Two central towers are 358 meters (1175 feet) above the flood plain. they will contain a service residence, a hotel, private residences and office spaces that will be linked by a garden bridge.

Project info:

Architects: Safdie Architects
Client: capitalland lts / capitamalls asia ltd/ singbridge holdings pte. ltd.
Size: 817, 000 sq. m. (8, 800,000 sq.ft)
Expected cost: 3.1 billion USD

For more information, check deesignboom


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