Following on from our FIRST PRIZE winning entry for the Conceptual Master Layout Planning for Zhihui Valley (145 ha) within the Suzhou Science and Technology Town (SSTT), and subsequent appointment as Master Planner for the detailed stages of the Project, TOWNLAND was commissioned to undertake the Conceptual Architectural Design of the Phase 1 Area (15.6 ha) within Zhihui Valley which will comprise approximately 250,000 sqm of gross floor area.
Phase 1 will accommodate Research and Development Buildings; A Convention and Exhibition Centre; and a 300-400 bed Hotel and supporting Retail Outlets. Established by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Peoples’ Republic of China, the Jiangsu Provincial Government and the Suzhou Municipal Government, the SSTT will be the primary base for research, development and innovation. It is one of the ten major projects intended to position Suzhou as an International Scientific and Technological City that will comprise a host of educational, research and development, manufacturing and services related industries.
TOWNLAND completed five different Conceptual Architectural Schemes for the Site.