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Friday, March 31, 2017

Zaha Hadid Architects, Leeza Soho tower in Beijing

Construction of the 46-story, 207-meter tower designed by the late Zaha Hadid is underway and has reached level 20. In the Lize Financial Business District of southwest Beijing, the mixed-use skyscraper – for offices and retail – is located over two subway lines, so is divided into two halves connected by a central atrium that will shoot up the entire 190-meter height of the building and become the world’s tallest atrium. As the tower rises, the atrium twists 45 degrees to orient its highest levels with the east-west axis of Lize Road. Footbridges set at different altitudes span the atrium, and the facade has a double skin of glass. Completion is scheduled for 2018.
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