Guangzhou Science Town – China Development

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Guangzhou Science Town

Guangdong Architecture: Chinese Development Project – design by SPARK architects

17 Apr 2013

Guangzhou Science Town District

Design: SPARK, architects

Location: Guangzhou, China

Guangzhou Science Town Development

Guangzhou Science Town China
photo : Guangzhou Vanke

Located at the heart of East Guangzhou’s Science Town district Spark’s project comprises a retail street and a SOHO residential development. A contemporary interpretation of the Xintiandi (Heaven on Earth) urban village a car-free shopping, eating and residential district is composed of 2 storey shop lots that face the highway and a central alley and public square. The shop lots serve as a mixture of convenience stores, cafes and restaurants with outdoor seating located in the sensitively landscaped streets.

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The convivial pedestrian environment is overlooked by the sculpted form of the SOHO residential building that features colourful pop out balconies; the balconies break up the scale of the building assisting in the creation articulated three-dimensional hillside cum urban village milieu for the development which has been hailed as the first lifestyle centre in Guangzhou.

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Guangzhou Science Town – Building Information

Architecture: SPARK
Project Director: Stephen Pimbley
Project Architect: Wenhui Lim
Team: Carlo Joson, Cynthia Liau, Rafal Kapusta, Conyee Chan, Jessica Leong, Darmaganda, Mark Mancenido, Marc Zara
Construction Started: Nov 2011
Completed: Jun 2012
Total GFA: 33,000 m2

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