Distinctive Design Selected For New Shenzhen Landmark

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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com DISTINCTIVE DESIGN SELECTED FOR NEW SHENZHEN LANDMARK Hengli Investment Group Co. Ltd. has selected a design by Gerkan, Marg and Partners (GMP) for a new complex in Shenzhen, China's Super Bay City business district that includes sky gardens, public space and a 250-m-tall office tower, ArchDaily reports. Part of a masterplan that will have towers up to 600 m tall, GMP's design was the winner of an international competition. It consists of the office tower, a 36-m-tall conference center and an 80-m-tall cultural center linked between the ground and sixth floors. Two of four underground floors will house a shopping center. Three-story sky gardens will be located at every eighth level of the approximately 75-story structure. Image credit: Courtesy of GMP (Gerkan, Marg and Partners). To read the full transcript of today's podcast, visit: elevatorworld.com/news Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play|SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

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