Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers
Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers
Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers

The design for the Shenzen Gate called for two towers connected by a plaza in front of the most important railway station in southern China

FGP Atelier designs for Shenzhen Metro Group and Vanke a vertical neighborhood more than towers, where open space is as important as closed space.  The building was "cut" into programmatic components that were then stacked

Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers

Each facade is unique: one is defined by a grid, one by horizontal bands, and one by vertical volumes.  Although each has a unique layout and its own dedicated access lobby, they were designed with a palette of materials that would unify the overall image

Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers

This palette was determined through close collaboration with the client and local industry and includes materials such as low-iron glass, triple glazing, a stainless steel facade, and brushed aluminum and stainless steel screens.  
The project is unified by a huge covered courtyard that connects everything

Shenzen Gate: a vertical neighborhood more than office and residential towers

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