Qiantan Cultural Center

Mixed-use as connective cultural center

Building on the rich heritage of Shanghai's Pudong District's, the Qiantan Cultural Center project ushers in a new era of community and cultural exchange with a dynamic new mixed-use destination. A striking ribbon gesture acts as a connective element in a myriad of ways and integrates the project's office and hotel towers, cultural center, and diverse retail offerings with the surrounding neighborhood.

At a Glance

Project Type

Open/Public Space, Hospitality, Office, Mixed-Use, Retail

Location

Shanghai, China

Size

2,240,000 sq ft

Client

Shun Tak Holdings

Services

Architecture
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skyline - full bleed

The project's creative skyline is carefully composed with multiple heights - a high-rise office tower, medium-rise hotel tower, and low-rise cultural center with a diverse retail village. This unique hierarchical approach results in a dynamic, diversified skyline rather than a flat look with a singularly dominative massing

The ground floor is filled with numerous inviting spaces that encourage community gatherings.
The ground floor is filled with numerous inviting spaces that encourage community gatherings.
A connective cultural ribbon meanders through the project, winding up and down, and creating rich cultural layers.
A connective cultural ribbon meanders through the project, winding up and down, and creating rich cultural layers.
The 33-floor office tower offers over 750,000 square feet of space while creating a visual icon for the project.
The 33-floor office tower offers over 750,000 square feet of space while creating a visual icon for the project.
The corners of the office building are pulled back to prevent visually blocking the cultural center and retail from adjacent projects and to create a more inviting front entry plaza.
The corners of the office building are pulled back to prevent visually blocking the cultural center and retail from adjacent projects and to create a more inviting front entry plaza.
The lower 7 floors are filled with varied programming spaces that provide opportunity for community gathering and cultural activity, including a banquet hall and sky lobby.
The lower 7 floors are filled with varied programming spaces that provide opportunity for community gathering and cultural activity, including a banquet hall and sky lobby.
The mid-rise hotel offers 13 floors of varied room types totaling 206 keys and is integrated with the cultural center's rooftop park in the form of outdoor camping houses, creating a unique inside-out experience for all.
The mid-rise hotel offers 13 floors of varied room types totaling 206 keys and is integrated with the cultural center's rooftop park in the form of outdoor camping houses, creating a unique inside-out experience for all.
Danny quote

With every decision we made on this project, we tried to keep the culture of the community at the heart of everything.”

Danny Ha, JERDE Design Principal

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