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Crazy Shopping Mall Designed with a Vertical Aquarium and LED Canopy

AmphibianArc has designed an unusual shopping mall in China. This Eco-friendly architecture inspired by Chinese treasure bowl that symbolizes happiness and peace. The Shopping Mall includes a fantastic elevated fountain plaza, indoor canal, and an enormous vertical aquarium located in the center.

The unusual building, located in Zhengzhou, China, is meant to generate myriad social activities and create a setting for an interconnected community rooted in tradition. Its 350,000 square meters of retail, entertainment and service areas are distributed across nine floors and include restaurants, an indoor canal, large elevated fountain plaza and a hotel, all lit by an impressive LED canopy stretched over the building.

 

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the LED canopy

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interior landscape

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vertical aquarium

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canal

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fountain plaza on the fifth level

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a symbol of life

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the building in the winter

 

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the building at dusk

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bird’s-eye view

Via World Architecture News