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Parametric Towers – Raffles City Hangzhou by UNStudio


Raffles City Hangzhou is A Parametric and Sculptural design for Twin Towers In in Hangzhou, China  by UNStudio.

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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Project Info:

Client: CapitaLand
Location: Hangzhou, China
Building surface: 389,489 m2
Building site: 40,355 m2
Programme: Mixed-use, incorporating commercial buildings: Class A office buildings, five-star hotels and high end residential buildings
Status: Under construction. (Planned realisation of podium 2014)
Visualisation: rendertaxi, Aachen
UNStudio: Architecture and Interior design: Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Drawings
Landscape design: Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development.

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