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Raffles City
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DESIGNER
 
 
UNStudio
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ECO-SUSTAINABILITY'
 
General ecology
UnStudio Ben van Berkel Raffles City HangzhouAn inclusive approach to sustainability is an important part of UNStudio’s design philosophy. In the Raffles City project UNStudio seeks to receive the gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building rating system, the industry standard for rating of the eco-friendliness of buildings.

UnStudio Ben van Berkel Raffles City HangzhouThe incorporation of natural ventilation principles and the ways in which materials are employed, all work in concordance with one another to lower the energy and material demands of the building. Urban sustainability is also an important consideration in the design.
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
China [Zhōngguó/Zhōnghuá]
Province
Zhejiang
Town
Hangzhou
Address
Fuchun Road, Xinyi Road, Minxin Road, Dan Gui Street (Qianjiang New Town)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Multiple dwelling
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Commercial buildings
Department stores, supermarkets, shopping centres, etc.
Shops
Other commercial buildings
Buildings for travel and tourism
Hotels
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2008    
Realisation
2012
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CLIENT
 
 
CapitaLand
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
building sq.m. 389,489
site sq.m. 40,355
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Arup London
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STAFF
 
Project architect
Ben van Berkel, Caroline Bos, Astrid Piber with Hannes Pfau, Markus van Aalderen
Design team
Juliane Maier, Marc Salemink, Shu Yan Chan and Andreas Bogenschuetz, Marina Bozukova, Brendon Carlin, Miklos Deri, Gary Freedman, Juergen Heinzel, Alexander Hugo, Abhijit Kapade, Marcin Koltunski, Fernie Lai, James Leng, Peter Moerland, Rudi Nieveen, Hans-Peter Nuenning, Hyunil Oh, Yi Cheng Pan, Steffen Riegas, Rikjan Scholten, Ioana Sulea, Christian Veddeler, Luming Wang, Zhenfei Wang, Rein Werkhoven, Georg Willheim
Architect of record
China United Engineering Corporation, Hangzhou
Mechanical engineer
Arup Shanghai
Facades consultant
Meinhardt Façade Technology, Hong Kong
Transport planning
MVA Transport Consultants, Hong Kong
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CREDITS
 
 
Images © UNStudio
Drawings © UNStudio
Text edited by UNStudio
Courtesy by UNStudio

UNStudio Ben van Berkel Raffles City Hangzhou



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