Right next to the CBD, the site of Qingdao Vanke Center locates at a very important traffic joint, attracts the pedestrian flow from neighboring city roads. Inspired by paper peeling, the retail floors and office floor are integrated together by an horizontally undulating surface, that not only creates dynamic visual exposure of the building, but also collects and guide the people flow penetrate
through the building site. The diagonal going stripe fa鏰de patterns are offering sufficient shading from the sunlight, meantime also bringing directionality to
the building envelope that could be seen from the adjacent high way. Retail space is arranged around the retail court-yard in the building podium. The way it抯 arranged is allowing the customers going to anywhere they want but still circulating in the podium area without getting into other functional space. The Vertical Transportation cores are located at the center of the building, two separate cores servers? office users to either high zone or low zone efficiently, without
creating any interference. Qingdao Vanke Center, an anchor building within its surrounding area, presents a new dynamic and elegant appearance to the neighboring buildings; also create its own distinguished identity.