MAD completes Chaoyang Park Plaza, dubbed as “Beijing’s Central Park”

            <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="" rel="nofollow" >MAD Architects</a> looked to classic Chinese landscape paintings in designing the new Chaoyang Park Plaza, built within <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Beijing</a>'s central business district. Built at the southern edge of Chaoyang Park, the new 220,000 square-meter complex has a similar function to that of New York City's Central Park, according to the architects.
MAD Architects focused on creating a tranquil, mysterious atmosphere where nature and architecture blend. The scheme comprises 10 buildings designed with curved organic forms in black and white — a nod to traditional Chinese ink painting. 

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The centerpiece of the scheme is two asymmetrical twin office towers. Appearing like two emerging mountain peaks, the towers are connected by a glass atrium. Smaller low-rise commercial buildings near the towers look like mountain rocks that eroded over time. The buildings' seemingly random arrangement creates space for a secluded yet open urban garden where people can gather.
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