Horizontal Skyscraper – Vanke Center | Shenzhen, China (2009)

LEED Platinum (First Certified LEED Platinum in South China)

Green GOOD DESIGN Award (2010)



– Cooling via special ice storage system

– Landscape ponds of recycled water

– Special sun louvers reduce 70% of heat gain

– Natural light and ventilation for all spaces

– Sustainable, self-regenerating bamboo interiors

– Solar array on roof (1,400 sq. meters)

– High-performance building envelope includes exterior sun-shading louvers

– Chilled slabs and underfloor air distribution system reduce mechanical equipment sizing and energy consumption

– Provides more green landscape to public than building footprint (125% site green coverage)