La Vita Nanjing Mixed Use Development, China luxury apartments, Clubhouse Architecture, Retail

La Vita Nanjing Building, China

Chinese Business District Development in Jiangsu province design by Paul Davis + Partners Architects

14 Feb 2014

La Vita Nanjing Mixed Use Building

Design: Paul Davis + Partners, London, UK

Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

Paul Davis + Partners aims to raise the bar in ancient Chinese capital

Paul Davis + Partners mixed-use development has started on site in Nanjing, one of China’s ancient capital cities and the second largest commercial centre in the eastern region. La Vita is a 14-storey building, comprising three floors of retail at its base, and 11 floors of luxury apartments and clubhouse facilities above.

La Vita Nanjing 1

Its’ striking glass façade employing a network of steel and aluminium fins, aims to encapsulate the spirit of the city, and spur the regeneration of Nanjing’s central business district where the building is located.

La Vita Nanjing 2

La Vita is for client Accurate International Land and the 18,000sq m building, which is due for completion in mid 2015, will be cooled by a chilled beam system, the first time this has been used in Nanjing. The scheme marks the first stage of an ambitious development by Paul Davis + Partners office in Hong Kong. The next two phases include a 25-storey building and a 300m tall tower and when complete, will form a key landmark in a culturally rich city.

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La Vita Nanjing images / information from Paul Davis + Partners

Paul Davis + Partners

Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province. It is the former capital city of Republic of China.

Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

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building image from SO — IL
Wedding Chapel Nanjing

Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Masterplan
Design: Populous
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
image © Populous
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Nanjing Greenland Financial Center
Design: Skidmore Owings Merrill LLP
Nanjing Greenland Financial Center
building picture : SOM
Nanjing Greenland Financial Center

Nanjing Medical University Buildings
Design: BDP
Nanjing Medical University
building picture : BDP
Nanjing Medical University

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