Haikou Tower by HENN

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Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

HENN have won a competition to design a 450-metre tower for Haikou in China.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

The tower forms part of a masterplan for the new business district that will include ten towers of between 150 and 450 metres.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

The competition was won by Henn StudioB, the Berlin design and research studio of Henn Architekten. The same studio won a competition to masterplan the new business district for Wenzhou in November 2010.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

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Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

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HENN wins International Competition for 450m Tower in Haikou

HENN wins the first prize in the international competition to design the Haikou Tower in China.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

Among the participants were Wilkinson Eyre, Broadway Malyan, Zaha Hadid Architects and RMJM/Alsop.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

The Masterplan for the central business district of Haikou thus marks a major milestone in a series of recent designs by HENN.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

The competition was realized by the Berlin-based design & research studio HENN StudioB in cooperation with IPPR International Engineering Corporation, Arup, Front and Lumen3.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

Haikou Towers are projected to become the heart of the new Central Business District of Haikou, the capital city of Hainan, a tropical island in the South China Sea.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

The Masterplan comprises an ensemble of 10 Towers ranging from 150 to 450 meters height with an overall building area of 1.5 million square meters.

Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

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Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

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Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

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Haikou Tower by Henn Architekten

Client: Hainan Airline Group
Location: Haikou, China
Program: Office, Hotel, Conference, Commercial
Area: 320,000 sqm
Status: Competition 1st prize

Design Team: HENN StudioB
Leander Adrian, Daniel da Rocha, Martin Henn, Kaowen Ho, Markus Jacobi, Agata Kycia, Paul Langley, Klaus Ransmayr, Max Schwitalla, Wei Sun, Xin Wang, Mu Xingyu
Local Partner: IPPR International Engineering Corporation, Beijing, Haikou

Consultants:
Arup, London, Shanghai
Front, New York
Lumen 3, Munich

  • Steven Aro

    one of the best skyscraper roofs I have ever seen.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002191200664 Juan Galicia

    I have to admit I'm in love with the central tower, however, was it based on something?, or was it made on a whim?

    Recently I´ve been working a lot on research for my school projects, seems like projects are no longer valid unless you have research backing them, not sure I completely agree with the idea but there must be at least a simple explanation :p

    Either way I love it.