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TWIN TOWERS

Tianjin, China
Tianjin has evolved into a city of icons. In contrast, we proposed a design that is defined by an intelligence derived from a thorough understanding of the individual unit. The two congruous residential towers exploit its elementary square plans to allow for a variety of unit types and vertical public spaces. Intelligence is not invested in effect, but in a structural and conceptual logic that offers a new kind of sustainable performance. The Twin Towers’ generic shape is a thin veil concealing a radical and innovative approach for housing in the 21st century.

 



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Location
Tianjin, China

Client
Rose Rock Group

Type
Housing

Area
120.000 m2

Status
Commissioned 2013

Team
Mitesh Dixit, Hoey Yip

Collaborators
Structure Consultant: Format