Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
ARCHITECT OF RECORD
Leigh & Orange Design & Project Development Consultants (China) Limited,
East China Architectural Design & Research Institute
Wharf (Holdings) Limited
Opposite Jing An Park and between Nanjing Xi Lu and Yan’An Xi Lu, lies the 66 storey Wheelock Square, which both anchors the western end of Nanjing Xi Lu, and acts as a major landmark along the elevated highway connecting downtown Shanghai with the west. The tower visualizes a simple, singular, sculptural form, rising from a richly landscaped plaza. Its glass curtain wall extends to the top as a series of planes that rise as they move away from the sculpted corner, resulting in a dynamic form derived from a very simple plan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates with ALT working as the façade consultant, Wheelock Square’s contemporary and sophisticated design sets a new benchmark for Grade A office buildings in Shanghai.