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SOHO Fuxing Lu / gmp Architekten

  • 19:00 - 14 August, 2015
SOHO Fuxing Lu / gmp Architekten
SOHO Fuxing Lu / gmp Architekten, © Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • Project management – competition

    Su Jun
  • Team members – competition

    Stefan Hornscheidt, Li Zheng, Zhou Bin, Zhang Jing
  • Project management – detailed design

    Matthias Wiegelmann, Kong Jing
  • Team members – detailed design

    Team members – detailed design: Cai Yu, Guo Fuhui, Kornelia Krzykowska, Li Ling, Sebastian Linack, Xie Fang, Thilo Zehme, Zhang Yingying, Zheng Shanshan, Zhou Bin, Catharina Cragg, Dai Tianxing, Gao Rui, Hua Rong, Wu Hua, Yuan Hang, Zhang Xuhui
  • Area

    136540.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

  • Project Management – competition

    Su Jun
  • Team Members – competition

    Stefan Hornscheidt, Li Zheng, Zhou Bin, Zhang Jing
  • Project Management – detailed design

    Matthias Wiegelmann, Kong Jing
  • Team Members – detailed design

    Cai Yu, Guo Fuhui, Kornelia Krzykowska, Li Ling, Sebastian Linack, Xie Fang, Thilo Zehme, Zhang Yingying, Zheng Shanshan, Zhou Bin, Catharina Cragg, Dai Tianxing, Gao Rui, Hua Rong, Wu Hua, Yuan Hang, Zhang Xuhui
  • Chinese Partner Practice

    ECADI (East China Architectural Design & Research Institute CO. LTD)
  • Lighting Design

    CONCEPTLICHT GMBH
  • Client

    SOHO China
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

Text description provided by the architects. The former French Concession in the heart of Shanghai is known for its typical rectilinear development – the Li Long. Li stands for neighborhood, and Long refers to the narrow rectilinear streets separating the buildings. This urban morphology, which is typical of Shanghai, creates narrow and intimate urban spaces.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

The design for SOHO Fuxing Lu, an urban quarter with restaurants, shops and offices primarily intended for young start-up companies, adopts the scale and orientation of the neighboring blocks, integrates existing historic buildings and, in this way, adds to the important urban seam in the inner city using the existing urban development structure.

© Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

The ensemble consists of nine oblong building blocks with sloping roofs and an east-west orientation, and a high- rise building which provides a more general reference to the urban landscape.

Section
Section

Within the confines of this precinct, a network of pathways and small alleys converges at a central square with restaurants. A circular access provides entry to commercial facilities in the basement and to the underground railway. The façades and roofs have been clad with light natural stone strips of different widths. The dark grey metal elements of the glass façades provide a contrast to these strips.

© Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

The abstract pattern image of the façades and the omission of any historic references underscore the urban focus of the project in the center of the city. On completion, the project obtained the LEED Gold certificate.

© Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

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Cite: "SOHO Fuxing Lu / gmp Architekten" 14 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/771855/soho-fuxing-lu-gmp-architekten/> ISSN 0719-8884
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