The Guanri headquarters, located in the new high technology park of Shenzhen, will provide space for work, research and development, as well as recreation.
|Program:||Administration Offices, Commercial Use, R & D Laboratories, Canteen, Parking Garage|
|Client:||Guanri Telecom-Tech. Co. Ltd.|
|Scope:||Preliminary Design, Design Phase, Approval Phase||Location:||CBD Shenzhen, China|
|Collaborator:||Tsinghua-Yuan Architectural Design Ltd.||Floor Area :||36,000 sqm|
|Parking:||600||Total Height||85 m|
|Site Area:||6,000 sqm|
|Status:||2007 – ongoing|
|Team:||Till Speetzen, Frank Peter Thomas, Nadim Habib, Kora Krzykowska, Jens Lembke, Carlo Mellis, Johannes von Reiswitz, Richard Woditsch, Tobias Ziehl|
Starting point for the building is a cube that is virtually segmented by a three-dimensional grid. Predefined chunks are cut out along the grid lines, determining the building shape. The resulting form provides the basis for the various functional requirements, e.g.: natural illumination, ventilation and recreation by the generated aerial spaces, or building circulation realized with additional connecting bridges. The building´s appearance is determined by the texture of the outer facade and by the glow of the inner facades. It will include office space for administration, research and design, enabled by an auditorium, canteen, public restaurant, conference rooms, laboratories, shops, space for recreation, roof terraces.
Single offices and business clubs are orientated to the outside facade of the Guanri headquarters. Open-plan offices and corridors are orientated towards the inner facade of the building. Circulation and recreation. The circulation is orientated at the inner glass facade. The width i s designed for different possibilities of use, depending on the user. The circulation space can be used for recreation, e.g. small meeting areas and lounges.
Division of the standard office floors is flexible. Different configurations and variation of size is possible, according to customer request. The concept of circulation inside this building offers many possibilities for renting. The circulation is located at the inner facade of the building and can also be used for recreation. This system maximises the building´s flexibility in terms of division for renting.
The multifunctional room serves the whole building and its different users, with a total of 36,000 sqm. The sky lobby, with its interior gardens for recreation, is connected to any nearest level via openings in the ceiling.