Suzhou TaiHu Tourist Center

  • Location:Suzhou Wuzhong
  • Description:Tourist Center
  • Total:230.000
  • Design:2011-12
  • Status:竞赛/Competition – Nomination
  • Award(s):1st Prize
  • Client:Suzhou Tourist Board

A competition is done in 2011 for the Suzhou Wuzhong Government. The project is a tourist transportation center close to the TaiHu lake. The building is part of a larger project with offices, shops, hotels and apartments. Total area 230.000 m2.
The tourist center is 22.000 m2 and contains a bus station, ticket and waiting area, exhibition, shops, restaurants and offices. The design is based on the use of wood for the roof construction and facades, collecting rainwater, shading the space, saving energy, use of natural ventilation and daylight.
The project is done in co-operation with Crownhomes in Suzhou.