It was designed base on a outdate, abandoned office building, which was constructed on 2004. The building contains 4 stories and 1 basement. This building, which locates on a very small site in Shangdi Zhongguancun Technology Park Beijing, is surrounding by car park, pedestrian lane, P.O.S and several 20 years old trees. With the client request, several keys should be considered in design: 1, how to reactive working environment and space function; 2, how to connect outside and interior; 3, how to protect existing facilities and trees under construction; 4, how to promote the using rate of this building; 5, how to find out the historical mark from the new design; 6, how to make it to be unique and not spending to much.
▼鸟瞰 ，Bird View ©王强
The old building was a conical shape, the angle between its façade and floor orientation is 73 degree. People who seat close to the window was very inconvenient. Our design use continuing glazed “<” shape facade surrounding each floor, generates planet on orbit. 800 different “<” units were prefabricated in factory and assembled on site, in the meanwhile, existing facilities and trees were protect against destroy. With glazed wall façade, people who work in this building will get 360 degree view of outside environment and can reach the leaves by hand.
▼大楼外观， Perspective North ©王强
▼主入口，Main Entrance ©王强
Inside of this building, we demolish small area floor between first floor and basement to reactive the public sharing space with café, food court, recreational area and resting rooms. Original structure was reinforced and combined with new Aircon and fresh air system displays to the users for getting the past memory. The main entrance, was also used the building past façade shape connected with our new design, generates a very unique building form with galaxy roof lights.
▼办公区， Working Area ©王强
▼立柱和玻璃窗细部，columns and glazed facade ©王强
▼接待处，Reception West ©王强
▼电梯厅，Elevator Labby ©王强
立面形态和建筑细部 | Façade and Details
The façade of this building was designed like several orbits surrounding the building. On each floor, the façade like a big transparent umbrella face and french window combination. Glasses were differently used on this two layer, umbrella face used three layer less reflect Low-e glass sticking with photoelectric shading film to against sunshine just like a umbrella to protect people against UA race and heat affection, the french window used high transparent glass to bring great outside view into the building.
This building façade was used prefabricated glazed wall，which manufactured in factory and assembled on site, for protecting the existing facilities and trees not destroyed under construction. There was 800 different units on this building, each of them with different angle and glazed shape combined with LED lights which hidden in the perforated aluminium plate. Each unit by unit can see a very beautiful arrow shape, like turbine blade rotating on each floor.
▼立面材质细节，Facade Details ©王强
自然光 | Nature Light
We prefer use more nature light in office building, save the energy and make the user more comfortable. Umbrella face façade and photoelectric shading film makes people who working here against direct sun light to gentle light, and bring more nature light into this building.
▼休闲区，Recreational Area ©王强
室内 | Interior
With our interior space reactivated design, we are not only make the space more sharing and more multifunctional, but also use lots of green material for protecting people’s heath. We don’t like excessive ornamentation, less is more, and you can see it’s heart in the night.
▼阶梯休闲区， Leisure Stair ©王强
In general, Shangdi NEO(quick hand office) is a very unique design with high construction technology and contemporary art, as a new landmark office building in Shangdi Zhongguancun Technology Park, Beijing. It will be a critic within the old building rebirth field in future.
▼鸟瞰夜景，Bird View in Night ©王强