Located above Shanghai’s newest and busiest Metro interchange with 4 intersecting subway lines and only a stone’s throw away from the Pudong financial district, this 368,539 sqm. project comprises two 32-storey grade A office towers, 168m high, which sit above a 6-storey retail podium and entertainment complex. A 5-storey basement provides 3 levels of car parking, 2 additional floors of shopping experience.
The symmetrical Towers above the gracefully curved podium create a backdrop to the sunken pedestrian plaza which adjoins the Metro station and compliments the integrated development of the opposite side of Century Link as designed by SOM.
Special challenges included constructing over the already completed and operating subway line and incorporating ventilation and exhaust for the Subway Station within the new podium design.
Start Date: 2007
Completion Date: 2016
GFA: 352,530 m²
Site Area: 50,850 m²
Collaborating Architect: SOM