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Science Town Project / Spark Architects

  • 01:00 - 10 March, 2013
Science Town Project / Spark Architects
Science Town Project / Spark Architects, © Guangzhou Vanke
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Guangzhou, China
  • Project Director

    Stephen Pimbley
  • Project Architect

    Wenhui Lim
  • Team

    Carlo Joson, Cynthia Liau, RafalKapusta, Conyee Chan, Jessica Leong, Darmaganda, Mark Mancenido, Marc Zara
  • Area

    33000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Guangzhou Vanke
© Guangzhou Vanke

Text description provided by the architects. Located at the heart of East Guangzhou’s Science Town district Spark’s project comprises a retail street and a SOHO residential development. A contemporary interpretation of the Xintiandiurban village a car-free shopping, eating and residential district is composed of 2 storey shop lots that face the highway and a central alley and public square. The shop lots serve as a mixture of convenience stores, cafes and restaurants with outdoor seating located in the sensitively landscaped streets.

© Guangzhou Vanke
© Guangzhou Vanke

The convivial pedestrian environment is overlooked by the sculpted form of the SOHO residential building that featurescolourful pop out balconies; the balconies break up the scale of the building assisting in the creation articulated three-dimensional hillsidecum urban village milieu for the developmentwhich has been hailed as the first lifestyle centre in Guangzhou.

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Cite: "Science Town Project / Spark Architects" 10 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/341478/science-town-project-spark-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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