CLIENT : Sky Ocean
LOCATION : Beijing, China
TYPE : Hotel
SIZE : 4106,293 sq.ft / 9,875 m2
As part of the overall Beijing Art City mixed-use masterplan, this dynamic design offers a powerful counterfoil to its curvilinear neighbor, the Beijing Museum of Fine Art, as one of the two anchors across this new public plaza.
The highly contemporary 600-key structure features a surprising twisted form with a central atrium providing a place of intrigue and excitement for visitors and residents alike.
Externally, the facades combine radical twisting glazed forms with layered timber louvers to soften and reduce the visual scale.