Gubei Soho Shanghai Building

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Gubei Soho Shanghai Building

New Office Development in China – design by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

25 Oct 2018

Gubei Soho Shanghai Building

Architects: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)

Location: Hongqiao Central Park, Shanghai CBD, China

Gubei Soho Shanghai Building

The distinctive zig-zag form of Gubei Soho strikes a dynamic silhouette that extends the character of the new Hongqiao Central Park and creates a signature landmark for Shanghai’s central business district.

Gubei Soho Shanghai Building

The project consists of a 38-story office tower and a 12-story podium with retail and basement parking. The landscape design takes advantage of proximity to the park, extending the experience of resting and strolling in a lush natural environment into the project.

Taking advantage of its central position in views across the park, the architectural form is at the same time rational and expressive. Inspired by the proportions of Constantin Brâncu’s Endless Column, the tower presents itself as an undulating obelisk featuring a diagonally canted zig-zag profile.

Gubei Soho Shanghai entry

Each side of its sculptural form consists of four stacked volumes. A series of shifted grids create a density of wall surface that shades from the sun, reduces glass glare, and creates a sense of urban solidity. The podium massing complements the tower with a simpler articulation.

Gubei Soho Shanghai tower

The angle on its vertical planes place emphasis on the street experience by reflecting the residential neighborhood. On the top level, a sky garden is placed, offering dining and outdoor spaces to both the building tenants and the general public.

Gubei Soho tower building

Gubei Soho Shanghai – Building Information

Architects: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates with Tongji Architectural Design Group (LDI)
Client: SOHO China Limited
Contractor: The China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Size: 160,300 m2 / 1,724,900 ft2

Photographers: KPF

Gubei Soho Shanghai Building images / information courtesy of A’ Design Awards and Competition

Location:Gubei Soho, Shanghai, China

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