Logistics Center Phase II, Nanjing Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group
The site of this logistic center is situated in Nanjing Economic Technology Development Area, which faces Hengtong Boulevard on the north. The project, jointly with Phase I, complete a whole literary logistics center. In order to absorb the surrounding environment, the plan includes proper loading spaces, independent circulation systems, splendid greenery, and sufficient storage to fulfill the goals of the operation.
The façade is concise with necessary fenestration and a staggered volume to reach a balanced composition via metal insulated panels & steel panels changes. The elevation is divided by major horizontal and vertical seams as a design vocabulary. The glass and dark grey walls on the first and second floors of the office area convey the image of the content. On the other hand, the elevation of the storage uses horizontal, overhanging strip windows and metal panels to express a rhythmic comparison through various grey walls and shade from sunlight.
The project echoes upon the existing Phase I building and strengthens the skyline of the roof, to carry the mission of the client and represent its borderless knowledge of power.
Location: Nanjing Economic Technology Development Area
Structural system: RC
Site area: 12,006m²
Building coverage: 5,705m²
Total floor area: 24,886m²
No. of stories: 1 below, 5 above grade
Design period: 2015.12 ~ 2016.05
Const. period: 2016.05 ~ 2017.06