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Xiang Luo Wan
Tianjin, China

The base is comprised of three sub-grade levels containing parking, goods delivery and hotel service areas, and four above-grade levels occupied by various public functions, such as restaurants, shops, a conference center and a health club. A large glass-enclosed hall serves as a grand entrance to the hotel and as an organizing space for the surrounding functions.

The base forms a bridge across the road, establishing a continuity of activities between the two sites and providing direct access to both towers. The volume of the base is enveloped by a red glass screen; its roof is developed as a garden offering pleasant views.