Project: Yingkou Convention and Exposition Center
Designed by 2DEFINE Architecture
Location: Yingkou, China
Yingkou Convention and Exposition Center design is coming from 2DEFINE Architecture, who shaped the solution responding to the city's needs in a way creating for it a new urban hub. Construction is slated to begin this year with completion date set for year 2014.
About the Project:
According to the architects, the aim was to design a building that could be used throughout the year, thus becoming the heart of the city. The 45 meter high center will feature several exhibition spaces, meeting rooms, a 200-sseat auditorium, a 900-seat banquet hall and a large atrium. The super structure will feature a unique rain screen system on the roof that will reflect natural light during the day, and create a soft glowing form at night with minimal use of artificial light. The half-acre roof-top terrace will overlook the Bohai Sea, and offer an outdoor space adjacent to the ballroom. An elevated four-lane road with pedestrian walkway will connect the island with the mainland.
Construction of the island will begin in 2012 and the building is slated for completion in 2014.
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