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The Vanke Center: A Horizontal Skyscraper By Steven Holl Architects

There are many green architectures are built today from different corners of the world. More and more designers and architects are now aware of the environment and show they care through their designs and projects. Located in Shenzen, China, the Vanke Ceneter by Steven Holl Architects is a mere addition. The said building is built over a tropical garden and is the first building in Southern China with a LEED platinum rating. The building’s green features include a microclimate created using the cooling ponds available fed by a grey water system, a green roof with an installed solar panels, and a glass façade that protects against sun and wind.

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Vanke Center

Source: Steven Holl Architects via Designboom


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