Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Suzhou Branch Building, Design, Image

SPDB Building, China : Suzhou Industrial Park Building

Bank in Shanghai, east China branch design by FTA Architects

2 May 2012

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Suzhou Branch

Design: FTA Architectural Design Group

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Suzhou Branch

The Suzhou SPDB building is located in Zhongyuan Road in Suzhou Industrial Park, the neighboring river provides advantageous landscape conditions on its west side. Facing Zhongyuan Street and bordering the garden on the west side, the bulk of building is composed of a three story high podium and a 15 story high slab-type tower.

Suzhou SPDB Building SPDB Suzhou Branch
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The main entrance of the building is on the south side, and a two story high colonnade in front of the podium connects the building and the street. The podium provides functional places including a bank hall, consulting areas, meeting rooms and VIP rooms.

The main building principally served as an open office space and secondarily as a conference space, while the interior spaces are fully developed as single rooms and group rooms. Besides, top floor of the tower has the administrative offices and reception rooms. Panorama elevators are installed in the core of tower.

The west wind of the tower has a landscape atrium each two floors, which could help introduce the water feature as well as shelter from the exposure of afternoon sunlight.

The facades of all buildings employ curtain wall with dark glasses and dark grey aluminum frames to create a simple, elegant and international appearance. The SPDB and the Ningbo Bank are situated next to each other, though they have similar functions, but different facades are adopted to highlight their individual financial traits while clients’ requirements satisfied.
The project is submitted to apply the National 2 Star Green Public Building Identification.

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Suzhou Branch – Building Information

Architects: FTA Architectural Design Group
Project Start: 2010
Location: Suzhou, China
Gross Area: 18,000㎡
Status: Under Construction

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Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Suzhou Branch

Location: Zhongyuan Road, Suzhou, near Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

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Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, FTA Architects GmbH started its business in China in 2003 and currently has offices in Berlin, Miami and Shanghai. As a professional design group, FTA pursues the brand spirit of Internationalization, Specialization and Integration. We mainly focus on the design services for green office buildings, industrial parks, urban complexes and the core region urban design.

With an international designer team, global vision and leading expertise, FTA strives to offer the most creative solutions to clients. Other than the integrated design and consultancy services covering schme, design, construction to operation, FTA also provides exclusive ecological and energy efficient design and consultancy services.

Based on the entire circle life of the building, FTA fully takes the quality, cost and operation feasibility of projects into consideration. The experiences teaches us that for those clients who are pursuing high project quality, our commitment and global vision have brought them more experience of success than value of the project itself.

From super high-rise office complex, hospitality, large-scale headquarter campus, industrial park design to core region urban design, so far we have accumulated rich practical experiences in mainland China. Till 2011, we have completed over 6,700,000m2 architectural design in China and this number is still growing. FTA advocates the crossdisciplinary and transregional international collaboration aiming to lead the relevant design into a new era through its consistent specialization and innovation.

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