Morphosis' Hanking Center skyscraper, a new tipology with detached core

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Morphosis. Design Director.- Thom Mayne
Project Team
Project Principal.- Eui-Sung Yi. Project Manager.- Hann-Shiuh Chen. Project Architects.- Jamie Z. Wu, Mario Cipresso, Amit Upadhye. Project Designers.- Daniel Pruske, Ben Toam, Natalia Traverso Caruana.

Project Team.-  Ilaria Campi, Sarah Kott, Daniel Leone,  Michael Nesbit, Carolyn Ng, Atsushi Sugiuchi, Kwo Wang.
Advanced Technology.- Cory Brugger, Kerenza Harris, Stan Su.
Project Assistant.- Natalie Abbott, Viola Ago, Marco Becucci, Paul Cambon, Carmelia Chiang, Sam Clovis, Tom Day, Ryan Docken, Emma Entress, Chris Eskew, Kabalan Fares, Bart Gillespie, Marie Goodstein, Fredy Gomez, Austin Griffis, Greg Gyulai, Parham Hakimi, Yoon Her, Maria Herrero, Chip Hubert, Jonathan Kaminsky, Hunter Knight, OneJae Lee, Katie MacDonald, Eric Meyer, Nicole Meyer, Elizabeth Miller, Samuel Naylor, Liana Nourafshan, Sille Pihlak, Jon Rieke, Ari Sogin, Colton Stevenson, Henry Svendsen, Derrick Whitmire, Patrick Witthaus, Evan Yoon, Helena Yun, Pablo Zunzunegui.
Hanking Group.
Building Height.- 1177 feet / 359 meters.
Site Area.- 2.7 acres / 1.09 hectares.
Size.- 1,796,131 ft² / 166,866 m².
Location / Venue
Shennan boulevard and Kejizhong Yi road, Nanshan district, Shenzhen, China.
Design.- 2012 - 2014. Construction.- 2014 - 2020. Opening.- 2021.
Zhang Chao, Fei Wu.


Thom Mayne.- (b. January 19, 1944, in Waterbury, Connecticut) is a Los Angeles-based architect. Educated at University of Southern California (1969) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1978, Mayne helped found the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in 1972, where he is a trustee. Since then he has held teaching positions at SCI-Arc, the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is principal of Morphosis, an architectural firm in Santa Monica, California. Mayne received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in March 2005.




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