MAD architects completes Chaoyang Park Plaza. China Landscape

MAD architects completes Chaoyang Park Plaza. China Landscape
[Beijing] China
Chaoyang Park Plaza in Beijing by MAD Architects. Photograph © Hufton+Crow.
Last project by MAD Architects is a group of buildings know as the new Chaoyang Park Plaza, within Beijing's central business district. The project was built at the southern edge of Chaoyang Park, according to the architects, the new 220,000 square-meter complex works as similar way that New York City's Central Park and its nearest buildings.
MAD Architects took inspiration looking to classic Chinese landscape paintings to design the new Chaoyang Park Plaza. They paid attention to traditional Chinese ink paintings and focused on creating a suggestive atmosphere where nature and architecture blend. The scheme is a complex of 10 buildings designed with curved organic forms in black and white.

Description of project by MAD Architects

Positioned on the southern edge of Beijing’s Chaoyang Park ─ the largest remaining park in Beijing’s central business district area ─ the 220,000 sqm complex includes 10 buildings which unfold as a classic Shanshui painting on an urban scale. Having a similar position and function as Central Park in Manhattan, but unlike the modern box-like buildings that only create a separation between the park and the city, “Chaoyang Park Plaza” more

MAD Architects.
Principals in Charge.- Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano. Associate Partners in Charge.- Kin Li, Liu Huiying
Design Team
Fu Changrui, Zhao Wei, Li Guangchong, Li
n Guomin, Bennet Hu Po-Kang, Nathan Kiatkulpiboone, Yang Jie, Julian Sattler, Younjin Park, Zhu Jinglu, Xue Yan, Zheng Fang, Matteo Vergano, Wing Lung Peng, Gustavo Maya, Li Yunlong, Tiffany Dahlen, Gustaaf Alfred Van Staveren
Executive Architects Arquitectos de la e
jecución.- CCDI Group. Consultoría de Fachada Façade Consultant.- RFR Asia. Interior Design.- MADA s.p.a.m. Graphic Design.- Kenya Hara + NDC China. Landscape Design.- Greentown Akin Landscape Architecture Co., Ltd. Interior Lighting Consultant.- M&W Lighting Limited Lighting Consultant.- Beijing Junhao Lighting Design Co., Ltd. LEED Certification Consultant.- Shenzhen Institute of Building Research Co., Ltd.
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223009.0 m²
Completed.- 2017


MAD Office, Beijing, China

MAD is a Beijing-based architecture design office dedicated to creating innovative projects. The firm combines sophisticated design philosophy with advanced technology in addressing and furthering issues in contemporary architecture and urbanity.

The firm has been the recipient of numerous awards more


Beijing-born architect Ma Yansong is recognized as an important voice in a new generation of architects. Since the founding of MAD in 2004, his works in architecture and art have been widely published and exhibited. He graduated from the Beijing Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Ma attended Yale University after receiving the American Institute of Architects Scholarship more