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New Mixed-Use Complex Expresses Past, Present, and Future of Chinese Culture

New Mixed-Use Complex Expresses Past, Present, and Future of Chinese Culture
New Mixed-Use Complex Expresses Past, Present, and Future of Chinese Culture, © Aedas
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Novotown is China’s latest cultural and creative incubator, designed by Aedas as an iconic destination on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. Located just five minutes from Macau, the 120,000-square meter cultural and entertainment complex aims to straddle the roles of tourist destination and local icon.

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The complex, commissioned by Lai Sun Group, features a retail ring, an expansive courtyard, a shopping mall, a wedding pavilion, a healthcare center, and two indoor themed attractions: Lionsgate Entertainment World and National Geographic Ultimate Explorer. Three upper-level towers house the Hengqin Hyatt Regency Hotel, a 52,000-square meter office tower, and a cultural workshop tower.

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Novotown’s core architectural gesture is an abstraction of an open palm, symbolizing both the embrace and proliferation of China’s culture. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2019.

For more information, visit www.novotown.com.cn/

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Cite: Alyssa Wu. "New Mixed-Use Complex Expresses Past, Present, and Future of Chinese Culture" 06 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/800632/new-mixed-use-complex-expresses-past-present-and-future-of-chinese-culture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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