Fengsheng 101

  • Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design - Commercial
  • Company/Firm
    Gwp Architects
  • Lead Designer
    Guowei Zhang
  • Location

The Fengsheng 101 has a total construction area of approximately 81,000 square meters and a height of 200 meters, including a wide spectrum of programs mentioned above such as hotels, office spaces, apartments, and retails. Through conversation with the owner, GWP has obtained a comprehensive image of how Fengsheng Group has achieved the diversified business model consisting of real estate along with other investments with breakthrough in the energy industry, just like how a seafaring ship sails with the wind towards unprecedented.
The design of the building structure makes full use of the mechanical beauty of the building form. Through the relationship between the two supporting building blocks and the core tube embedded in the bite, and the precise control of the aspect ratio of the building and the core tube, the overall structure Stability and wind resistance, while creating a transparent space for use from the north to the south. The curved surface treatment of the facade and roof not only effectively reduces the wind pressure load of the high-rise, but also saves the whole building a lot of cost compared to the traditional tower structure.

Guowei Zhang received his bachelor's degree in architecture from the UCLA and his master's degree from both Harvard and MIT. He once served as the Chairman of ChinaGSD of Harvard Student Union, and organized and led Harvard's China trip. He is currently the founder and principal architect of GWP Architects. He was elected as a director of Harvard University South China Alumni Association in 2017, and was elected as one of the top ten Chinese design elites in 2018. He later served as the DEC co-founder of the Huaying Association.He elected as Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Industry Alliance in 2021.

Other prizes
2021 Brisbane Design Awards Gold Winner 2021 Gold Nugget Awards - Award of Merit 2021 MUSE Design Award Platinum Winner 2020 REARD Global Design Award Gold Winner 2020 MUSE Design Award Platinum Winner 2020 ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture Winner 2020 Outstanding Property Award 2019-2020 Asia-Pacific Design Competition-Golden DiamondAward