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The OCT Art & Design Gallery The OCT Art & Design Gallery was transformed from old warehouse of the Shenzhen Bay Hotel that was built in the early 1980s. The existing building is located in the south of Shennan Road, Shenzhen, adjacent to the famous He Xiangning Art Museum and Shenzhen OCT Intercontinental Hotel. Considering this strategic location, the owner decided to retain and transform it into the hotel's art gallery. The renovated building contrasts sharply with the existing buildings at both sides of the road and pays more attention to the integration with the surrounding environment. A hexagonal glass curtain wall, which is made by overlapping steel structures, forms a shell around the original building and a strong visual impact. The interior space continues to use the hexagonal elements as the facade stretched at 90째in the vertical direction and thus form a series of folded planes across each other and finally constitute complicated but functional public spaces. The renovation has successfully changed the original monotonous geometric pattern, and the use of three-dimensional manner has generated a new and fresh interior space.

Project name: The OCT Art & Design Gallery Award date: 2010 Location: Shenzhen, China Total area: 2,620 m2 Architect: Urbanus Architecture and Design Client: Shenzhen OCT Real Estate Co., Ltd. Completion date: 2008 Award name: McGraw-Hill Construction 3rd Bi-Annual "Good Design Is Good Business" China Awards 2010, Best Public Project

Good Design in China  

The book, co-published by LST Publishing House and McGraw-Hill, is a collection of 45 award-winning projects from three "Good Design Is Good...

Good Design in China  

The book, co-published by LST Publishing House and McGraw-Hill, is a collection of 45 award-winning projects from three "Good Design Is Good...

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