We’ve built you a better ArchDaily. Learn more and let us know what you think. Send us your feedback »

Yalong Bay Headquarters of COFCO / Zhubo Design Zstudio

  • Architects: Zhubo Design Zstudio
  • Location: Yalong Bay, Sanya, China, 572016
  • Design Director: Zhong Qiao
  • Project Director: Zhang Tiantian
  • Architecture Designers: Zhang Biqin,Li Jing, Feng Qian
  • Collaborator: Zhubo Design Shenzhen Company
  • Area: 3,3400 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Su Shengliang

© Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang

© Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

From the architect. The basis of the design is a summary derived from the analysis of variable and constant constraints on the project. We try to make our conclusion by rational thinking.

The language of architecture form make a dialogue with the culture of enterprise headquarters, we try to find out the relationship between the core values of the enterprise and the design of the architecture. A public landscape channel was design in the site with a modest stance.

© Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

Taking the tropical climate into consideration, we decide to breakthrough the coverage requirements, and try to create land spaces of public communication which is covered by shade. Taking advantage of terrains, we try to reduce the soil excavation, so as to support the low-carbon building.

© Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

A stretched polyline-shaped thick plate building is designed, in order to adapt to the future function exchanging and respond to the relationship between building and contour and the harmony of building scale and the interlocution with distant sea.

The continuous space increase the opportunities of staff communication. A design of shading system is an tropical architecture form inspired by the skin texture of tropical fruit.

Second Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite:"Yalong Bay Headquarters of COFCO / Zhubo Design Zstudio" 18 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/307367/yalong-bay-headquarters-of-cofco-zhubo-design-studio/>