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Raffles City Hangzhou

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Hangzhou, China, 2008–2016

UNStudio’s mixed-use Raffles City development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located 180 kilometres southwest of Shanghai. Raffles City Hangzhou will be CapitaLand’s sixth Raffles City, following those in Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Bahrain. The project incorporates retail, offices, housing and hotel facilities and marks the site of a cultural landscape within the Quianjiang New Town Area.
Raffles City Hangzhou will reach a height of 60 stories, presenting views both to and from the Qiantang River and West Lake areas, with a total floor area of almost 400,000 square metres.

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Client: CapitaLand China.
Location: Hangzhou, China
Building surface: 392,526m2
Building site: 40,355m2 
Programme: comprehensive development involving commercial buildings, Class A office buildings, five-star hotels and high class residential buildings.
Status: Under construction. (Planned realisation 2015)
Visualisations: rendertaxi, Aachen

 


 

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Credits

UNStudio: Architecture and Interior design: Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Drawings
Landscape design: Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development

Credits Architecture:
UNStudio, Ben van Berkel, Astrid Piber, Hannes Pfau

Project Team: Shu Yan Chan, Markus van Aalderen, Juergen Heinzel, Abhijit Kapade, Tom Minderhout, Marc Salemink, Juliane Maier, Hisa Matsunaga, Garett Hwang, Miklos Deri, Fernie Lai, Praneet Verma, James Leng, Steffen Riegas, Gary Freedman, Shuojiong Zhang

Team Members in different Project Phases (in alphabetical order):

Adrian Schmitz, Alexander Hugo, Andreas Bogenschuetz, Anna von Roeder, Bartosz Lamperski, Brendon Carlin, Christian Veddeler, Costa Krautwald, Craig Yan, Cristina Gimenez, Daniel Bazo Hernandez, David Chen, Felix Lohrmann, Florian Heinzelmann, Freek Waltmann, Georg Willheim, Hans-Peter Nuenning, Ioana Sulea, Johan Andersson, Ke Zou, Luming Wang, Magda Smolinska, Marcin Koltunski, Marcin Molik, Marina Bozukova, Michael Sims, Mo Ching Ying Lai, Paula Ibarrondo, Peter Moerland, Qiwei Liang, Qiyuan Ding, Rein Werkhoven, Richard Teeling, Rikjan Scholten, Rodrigo Canizares, Rudi Nieveen, Shi Yang, Shusuke Inoue, Ting Li, Wenzhen Yi, Wing Tang, Yi Cheng Pan, Zhenfei Wang

Credits Interior:
UNStudio, Ben van Berkel, Astrid Piber, Hannes Pfau

Project Team: Garett Hwang, Fernie Lai, Hisa Matsunaga, Juergen Heinzel, Lukas Allner, Marc Salemink, Severin Tuerk, Tom Minderhoud, Abhijit Kapade

Team Members in different Project Phases (in alphabetical order):
Craig Yan, Cristina Gimenez, Eric Zhu, Fahad Mohammad, Justin Cheng, Qiyuan Ding, Yang Shi, Yue Zhou

Advisors:
Local Design Institute: China United Engineering Corporation, Hangzhou
Structure, Mechanical Engineering, Fire Engineering, LEED: Arup Shanghai, Arup LEED Hong Kong
Traffic Consultant: MVA Transport Consultants
Facade Consultant: Meinhardt Façade Technology (Shanghai) Ltd
Overseas Lighting Consultant: ag Licht, Bonn
Local Lighting Consultant: LEOX Design Partnership, Shanghai
Landscape Consultant: TOPO Design Group. LLC, Shanghai
Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon & Seah Consultancy, Shanghai
MEP Consultant (interior): SAIYO, Shanghai
Contractors:
Shanghai Construction No.4 Group Co. Ltd., Shanghai
Josef Gartner Curtain Wall(Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai
CNYD Shanyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co., Ltd., Shanghai