dalian phoenix hotel, managed by kempinsky
Scope: Exterior Conceptual- Design development- Approvals process
Client: Mr. M. Hwa, Xinghai Bay Development Authority
Program: 345 room, 5 star hotel; including 4 restaurants, a 2500 banquet and media facility, a conference center.
Location: North west road, Dalian, Liaoning, China
Construction: steel frame
The hotel stands at the head of Dalian’s newest and most ambitious athletic facility. All buildings of this complex are expressed in futuristic and very dynamic architectures. The Phoenix borrows its massing and material expression from this context. The excitement of athletic competition is carried through in the curving shapes and gleaming stainless steel panels at the base and the fritted glazing of the curtain walls.
Designed while design director at Nadel Architects.