Mixed-Used Development | Weifang City | Kite City | Weifang | China | Neil M Denari
Weifang is a special city in China. Not only is it well known for the history of its handicrafts such as paper–cutting and New Year’s paintings, it is the world’s most important city for kite flying and the history of kites. For more than 2,000 years, the people of Weifang have enjoyed the exhilaration of seeing these colorful objects flying in the brisk winds of the Shandong region in Northern China.
Weifang City is a 290,000 square meter mixed-used development consisting of housing and commercial in a series of tower blocks, with a 150 meter tall mixed-use tower that anchors the southwest corner of the site. The organization of the massing responds to the client’s brief to make an iconic tower on the park with a supporting world of housing and shopping around it...........more