Parc Central

Commercial / Nov - Dec 2016

Parc Central

The vision for Parc Central was to create a destination where the community and businesses could mix together in an environment that is rich in character. Located in the Tianhe district along the central axis of Guangzhou, China, the development creates an architectural statement along this focal point of the city and a multilevel green space. The design was inspired by the major central parks around the world, bringing a landscaped environment to the central business district in the heart of the city.

CIVIC DESIGN & OPEN PLAZA
Developed on the site of a former square, the aim of Parc Central was to contribute socially, spatially and economically to the city. Located along the city’s Green Axis, the vision for the project was to form the focal point of this initiative and create a new central park along Tianhe Road that dissects the city.

The result was a distinctive 110,000-square-metre retail development that was designed around an open parkland environment. The landscape—which forms the heart of the project with its varying levels and greenery—has created a place to socialise, rest and relax within the city centre. Much of the development was placed underground to achieve this and preserve the ground-level environment.

Project Name Parc Central
Location Guangzhou, China
Completion Date Q2 2016
Gross Floor Area 110,000 square metres
Building Height 27 metres
Client/Owner Sun Hung Kai Properties
Developer Sun Hung Kai Properties
Master Planner Benoy
Design Architect Benoy
Executive Architect Ronald Lu and Partners
Interior Designer Benoy
E&M Consultant J Roger Preston Limited (Hong Kong)
Lighting Consultant Lighting Design Partnership Pty Limited
Landscape Consultant Urbis Limited
Structural and Civil Engineer ARUP (Hong Kong)
Façade Consultant ARUP (Hong Kong)
Sustainability Consultant ARUP (Hong Kong)
Signage Consultant Dutton Bray Design Limited
Local Design Institute HSArchitects
Quantity Surveyor Langdon & Seah Consultancy (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
AV Consultant Shen Milsom & Wilke Limited
Traffic Consultant Benoy
Design Architect TMA Planning & Design Limited
Images/Photos Terrence Zhang; Benoy

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