Stunning construction photos of Zaha Hadid Architects’ Leeza SOHO building and the record-setting atrium

Construction of a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed Leeza SOHO mixed-use building in Beijing is creation swell as newly expelled photographs document.

Once a 46-story structure reaches a final tallness of 207 meters (679 feet) in Sep of this year, it will be home to a world’s tallest atrium — an considerable 190-meter-tall executive hovel hugged by dual wavy halves of a dissected incomparable volume.

Photo: Yicheng Yang. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Here is how ZHA report a project: “The 172,800m² pattern straddles a new transport hovel that diagonally divides a site. The building rises as a singular volume divided into dual halves on possibly side of a tunnel. A executive atrium – a world’s tallest – extends 190m by full tallness of a building and connects with a metro hire below, formulating a new open space for a city.”

Photo: Yicheng Yang. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Photo: Satoshi Ohashi. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

“As a building rises, a erratic pivot by a site tangible by a transport hovel is re-aligned by ‘twisting’ a atrium by 45 degrees to orientate a atrium’s aloft floors with a ancestral north-south / east-west axes on that a city was founded.”

Rendering by MIR. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Structure Diagram. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

“The atrium’s ‘twist’ allows healthy light and views of a city from a centre of all floors of Leeza Soho. Sky bridges on constructional rings during any refuge/MEP turn and a double-insulated potion façade combine a dual halves of a building together within a singular cohesive envelope.”

Rendering by MIR. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Facade Explode Diagram. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

“Targeting LEED Gold certification, an modernized 3D BIM appetite government complement will guard real-time environmental control and appetite potency within Leeza Soho, integrating heat-recovery from empty air, high-efficiency pumps and fans, chillers and boilers, lighting and controls, in further to water-collection, low-flow rate fixtures, grey H2O flushing and landscape irrigation.”

Rendering by MIR. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Section by Atrium. Image pleasantness of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Final execution of Leeza SOHO — Zaha Hadid Architects’ fourth plan partnership with SOHO China — is scheduled for late 2018.

Project Data:
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Design: Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher
Project Director: Satoshi Ohashi

Site Area: 30,688 m2
Gross Floor Area: 172,800 m2
Above Ground: 124,000 m2
Below Ground: 48,800 m2
Height: 207 m
Top of assigned floor: 190.5 m (45 floors)
Floors Above Ground: 46 levels
Retail: 10,000 m2
Vehicle Parking: 480
Bicycle Parking: 2,680