Zaha Hadid Architects reveal BIM proposal for building with ‘world’s tallest atrium’

Credit: Zaha Hadid Architects
Credit: Zaha Hadid Architects

Hot on the heels of Zaha Hadid‘s RIBA Gold Medal award win and her controversial BBC Radio 4 interview, her global-leading practice has announced details of their latest Building Information Modelling project.

Architects’ Journal is reporting that Zaha Hadid Architects are have proposed to build a 46-storey tower that will feature the ‘world’s tallest atrium’ in Beijing, China.

The atrium space of Leeza Soho will be 200m high, measuring the entirety of the ‘gently twisting’ building’s height. The cylindrical structure will house a promenade underneath that connects to a nearby subway station and will be primarily for office use.

The potential record-setting building “features a 3D BIM energy management system” according to the report, a system which will monitor real-time energy efficiency and environmental control.

More information on the proposal including the team members behind it can be found within the source article.

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