The design by the studio of Rem Koolhaas, OMA, in collaboration with the Chinese consultants CCDI is the winner in the competition for the International Conference and Exchange Center (IFEC) in Shenzhen. Located in the Pearl River Delta, in the district of Qianhai, IFEC is comprised of three distinct volumes organized around a triangular ‘urban atrium’. The conference center is shaped into stepped volumes with walkable terraces overlooking the park. A 400-room hotel it the tallest building, and a third volume contains hotel amenities and public programs.
OMA’s design team is directed by Chris van Duijn, who leads the firm’s work in Asia, together with Kellen Huang.