Kunshan Science & Technology Park Office: A Science Park with Modern Design Standards

The Kunshan Science & Technology Office Park is known as the flagship building for the entire science park. Located in Kunshan, Jiangsu, China, the building was designed by Logon Architecture on a 12,200 m2 site area. The office building is actually the first to be developed on the site and reflects a modern industrial design with a high standard. This project is also considered as one of the first projects in the country to be issued a LEC (Low Energy Certificate).

Kunshan Science & Technology Park Office Building

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Visible from the public roads, the Kunshan Science & Technology Park Office is seen as the representative of the whole park, greeting visitors who enter from the main entrance.

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Considering this case, the architectural firm wanted to offer the design language that was highly representative and strict while following the standards of modern design.

A Simple and Clear Architecture

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Consisted of 6 floors above the ground and 1 underground floor, the building adopts a simple and clear architectural design. It is free from unnecessary and playful addition as well as decorative elements.

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The building also features the curtain wall system, presenting a collage of three types of stones in different shades of gray, textured and transparent glass panels, and operable glass windows. Overall, the mix creates a remarkable visual effect. In addition, the façade showcases a diversity of appearances depending on the weather conditions.

Remarkable First Impression

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Move to the building’s atrium, it comes with a bright design, creating a contrast to the heavy monolithic building wings. Through this combination, the building induces a remarkable and significant first impression.

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On another important note, the construction costs for the Kunshan Science & Technology Park did not exceed the average as the firm went with standard construction method and available local materials. Even so, they were still able to bring out a high-grade of energy efficiency in the building.

Via Logon Architecture

 

Alana Groom

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