475 Shimao riverfront block d2b
Designed by: atelier ping jiang/EID arch
Breaking ground just after the city reopened in May 2021, this building is hoped to help revitalise the city of Wuhan, popularly known as the epicenter of the covid-19 pandemic. The building is 300 metres tall and located at a riverfront site in Wuhan’s Haiyang district. A multi-use space, the upper part of is a combination office/hotel , and the bottom, a pedestrian-friendly retail center. Botanical terraces on the side of the skyscraper help incorporate the building into the adjacent riverfront park.