Three connected concentric loops. Westlake University by HENN

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Architects
Project team
Partners in charge.- Hans Funk, Georg Pichler.
Project director.- Yuchen Wang.
Design director.- Leander Adrian.
Lida Alibegovic, Phyllis Buschmeyer, Anna Cwik, Daniel da Rocha, Martina Fabre, Sahra Gehrke, Denise Gellinger, Tongtong Gong, Wei Guo,UniversityKatrin Jacobs, Rachna Kothari, Paul Langley, Peter Lee, Yuanhao Li, Sha Liao, Tu Ba Hoang Ly, Ayk Martirosyan, Janine Parvis, Georg Pichler, Jekaterina Porohina, Katrin Schiffelholz, Clemens Schiffer, Mostafa Seleem, Andre Serpa, Yuekang Shu, Kathrin Stamm, Tiffany Taraska, Yaxi Yang, Zhe Zhang, Jingyi Zhou.
Collaborators
Local Planning Partner (LDI), UAD.- The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University Co. Ltd.
Consultants.- RDesign International (Lighting consultant), WES LandschaftsArchitektur (Landscape architecture).
Client
Westlake University.
Contractor
Shanghai Construction Group.
Area
Site area.- 920,000 m².
Ground floor area.- 910,000 m².
Dates
Competition.- 2017.
Construction start.- 2019.
Completion.- 2021 (phases 1 and 2), 2025 (phase 3).
Location
600 Dunyu Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China.
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Martin Henn. HENN

HENN HENN is an international architecture practice with more than 75 years of expertise in the fields of office, science, health, industry, and culture. It is an interdisciplinary team of architects and engineers able to draw upon a wealth of knowledge collected over decades of building experience in addition to a worldwide network of partners and experts.
 
HENN was founded in 1947 by Walter Henn in Dresden. His son, Gunter Henn, opened HENN’s Munich office in 1979. Today, Martin Henn and a team of partners lead the practice. The three generations are linked through common values of openness and curiosity, which form the foundation for HENN’s ambition to rethink typologies and push forward sustainable construction.

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