Δευτέρα, 5 Δεκεμβρίου 2011

Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick

Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick

Waves of stone ripple around the corners of a Hong Kong shopping centre that was recently renovated by British designer Thomas Heatherwick.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Pacific Place was originally constructed in the 1980s and is located at the base of four towers, which house offices, hotels and luxury apartments.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Flat skylights replace the previous pyramid-shaped ones to maintain natural daylight inside the building whilst allowing the roof to be converted into a public terrace.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
A new restaurant has been constructed on this level, featuring a swirling ceiling of folded steel.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Heatherwick has also installed a new signage system around the building, helping visitors find their way around.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Thomas Heatherwick also recently completed furniture for an English abbey – see our earlier story here.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Photography is by Iwan Bann.
Here’s a little more text from the client, developer Swire Pacific:

About Pacific Place
Pacific Place is a large scale, high quality, mixed-use development encompassing floor space of approximately 5.19 million sq ft by gross floor area in the central business district of Hong Kong. It is linked to Admiralty MTR station, with connections to other modes of transport.
Pacific Place by Thomas Heatherwick
Since its inception in 1988, Pacific Place now houses nearly 130 shops and boutiques and two major department stores, collectively offering an array of contemporary fashion and international luxury brands.

http://www.dezeen.com/2011/12/05/pacific-place-by-thomas-heatherwick/

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