Dalian Library Design Competition

Dalian, China
client: Dalian Planning Bureau
type: library, media center
area: G.F.A. 55,400 sqm ; site area 46,000 sqm
service: architecture, sustainability, CGI
award: International design competition – First place, AIA HK Chapter Award 2011 - Merit Award

The city of Dalian is actively reshaping the architecture of the city through a series of new public buildings. The Dalian Public Library project is the successful result of an invited international competition, with architects such as Zaha Hadid, Kengo Kuma and Michael Hopkins being shortlisted.