24 Feb '15, 6pm

#Luiis_3x ] World’s largest monocoque roof is taking form atop China’s Suzhou Centre: Benoy ... [ #Luispokel ]

Benoy architectural and design firm has unveiled its design for the Suzhou Center in Suzhou, China. Scheduled for completion in 2017, this unique structure will feature the world's largest monocoque roof, giving it the appearance of a giant bird with its wings outstretched. Perched near the bank of Jinji Lake, Suzhou Center will be a retail and entertainment hub spanning 36,000m square, and will also boast residential spaces and a luxury hotel. Once completed, it will be the largest shopping mall in eastern China.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/worlds-largest-monocoque-roof-is-tak...

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