ShenzhenArchives Center


Archives Center

The Shenzhen Archives Center is a major project prepared by the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government. It is positioned as the nation's largest, comprehensive resource, service level, and professional archives centralized storage and external public service center. The building faces north-south, with a square shape and a small number of architectural systems, which meets the energy-saving requirements of archives and warehouses; the general plan adopts a north-south zoning pattern according to the disadvantages of the 4 plots to realize the separation of libraries, which is in line with the development trend of modern archives. The façade mechanism of the archives is carved in an orderly manner on the simple and pure volume of the tower. The deep shadows produced by the deep windows echo the architectural character of the archives, and it is also in line with the energy-saving of the archives warehouse itself. And construction requirements. The design breaks through the shortcomings of traditional archives with single function and strong closedness. The characteristics of the four plots have been used to successfully create a "separated library and library" plan, so that the archives can better form a connection with the society.

Project information

Completion year: 2013
Project location: Shenzhen, Guangdong
Design Team: U+Design Branch / Shenzhen Branch
Project progress: Built
Building area: 120,000㎡
Land area: 19,000㎡

Award information

Guangdong Excellent Engineering Survey and Design Award, Second Prize of Public Construction (Guangdong Engineering Survey and Design Industry Association, 2015)
Excellent Architectural Creation Award of the 6th Guangdong Association of Registered Architects (Guangdong Association of Registered Architects, 2011)
The 16th Shenzhen Outstanding Survey and Design Award, the first prize in the outstanding public and industrial architectural design category (Shenzhen Survey and Design Industry Association, 2014)
Shenzhen Fifteenth Excellent Engineering Survey and Design Award Best BIM Engineering Application Award (Shenzhen Survey and Design Industry Association, 2012)
Shenzhen First Housing Construction Engineering Excellent Construction Drawing Award Project Gold Award & Construction Professional Award & HVAC Professional Award & Structural Professional Award (Shenzhen Survey and Design Industry Association, 2012)