Alibaba International Operation Headquarters
Project Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong Province
Client:Alibaba (China) Co., Ltd.
Product Category:Public building and business office
Specialty Involved:Building, structure and M&E
• Flexibility of office space: The plane layout of office space should make convenience for partition and combination, thus to adapt to the functional application demands and area partition of teams of different scales in the future and provide convenience for setting different large bays or independent offices.
• Rationality of flow lines: The organization of traffic flow lines around the building should follow the principle of “separation of pedestrians and vehicles”.
• Internal traffic of the building: Various blocks should on the one hand be independent and free of interferences from other blocks, and on the other hand should be conveniently connected, highlighting the convenience of surrounding supporting functions and commerce.
• Efficiency of utilization: Traffic flow lines should be rationally organized in the design to improve the efficiency rate of office space.
• Forward-looking and balance: The design should be forward-looking to some extent, thus to reserve an upgrading space for future development, lead the development direction of the comprehensive properties in Houhai Business Center, maintain its competitiveness in the next two decades and achieve a balance among architectural innovation, economy efficiency and implementing criterion.