Zoomlion Headquarters, Changsha Hunan Museum, Chinese Office Development, Architecture Images
Zoomlion Headquarters in Changsha
17 May 2022
Location: Changsha, Hunan Province, south central China
Zoomlion Headquarters, China
The HENN-designed Zoomlion Headquarters is the heart of the new Smart Industry City, scheduled for completion in 2023. The new industrial park will drive innovation in the field of construction engineering and usher in a new era of intelligent, digital and green construction.
The 309,000 sqm Zoomlion Headquarters will house offices, the Zoomlion Museum, a data center, a canteen, training and research areas, and sports facilities. HENN’s geometric design balances the client’s production needs with a sensitivity to its rural context; the Headquarters blends into the hilly and densely wooded Changsha green-corridor. Made from white concrete, the classic architectural plinth becomes a faceted landscape of walkable green slopes and staircases.
This new ground plane traverses an irregularly sloped site and spans a busy motorway to create seamless connections between the north and south sides of the site. The angular main building is wrapped in transparent floor-to-ceiling glass and cantilevers twelve meters over the site, appearing to float above the folded stone landscape.
The Headquarters’ interior is spacious and brightly lit; its Z-shaped atrium serves as both an exhibition space and a gathering space for employees. The depth and patterning of the coffered ceiling is informed by intensive solar analysis and echoes the design’s angular geometry.
The Zoomlion Headquarters is a notable addition to HENN’s portfolio of iconic company headquarters including Osram HQ, Google Office and Zalando Campus, which will be completed later this year. HENN’s Beijing office is also overseeing the upcoming completion of Westlake University in Hangzhou and the IHM Innovation Center in Guangzhou.
Zoomlion Headquarters in Changsha, China – Building Information
Client: Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. Ltd.
Location: Changsha, CN
Area GFA: 309,421 sqm
Status: Under Construction
Years: 2019 – Ongoing
Competition: 2019, 1st Prize
Program: Offices, Zoomlion Museum, Data Center, Canteen, Sports Fields, Training Areas,
Planning Partner: China Construction Design International (CCDI)
Partner in Charge: Georg Pichler
Design Director: Klaus Ransmayr
Project Directors: Xuan Wu and Hua Quiao
Jiaying Fan, Xiaojing Lin, Jingyi Zhou, Ping Chen, Marcin Kropidlo, Leticia Duque Llerandi, Sam Weston, Oliver Franke, Tongyu Wu, Yunan Duan, Quang Le, Mostafa Seleem, Hongming Zhang, Ibrahim Saad, Tongtong Gong, Ona Forss, Leander Adrian, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Jovan Topalovic, Lei Xu, Oliver Koch, Emiliano Lupo, Andre Serpa, Wanyi Zhang, Sean Hajdu, Rachna Kotari, Nemanja Crnobrnja, Errikos Ioannidis
Zoomlion Headquarters, Changsha Hunan images / information received 170522
Location: Changsha, Hunan Province, China
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