Mott MacDonald is supplying project management and engineering review services on the £88.5m Shanghai Foxconn Plaza, in China, which is in the final phase of construction.
Designed as the headquarters of the Hon Hai Technology Group, the 50,000m2 plaza will set a standard for environmentally sustainable buildings in the region.
To prevent excessive heat build-up, a double curtainwall façade system will naturally ventilate the plaza and disperse the building heat. Targeting Leed platinum and national two-star green building certificates, the plaza also features rainwater harvesting, LED lighting, solar panels and geothermal heat exchange.
Alvin Zhu, Mott MacDonald’s project director, said: ‘We are proud of our involvement on this iconic project which will set a standard for environmentally sustainable buildings in the region. Our experience of successfully delivering green buildings around the world is enabling Foxconn to realise its aspirations to go green and develop this fully sustainable building. It will also encourage the building industry in the region to consider what can be achieved when designing buildings.’
Mr Lin, Foxconn’s (Shanghai) executive assistant to CEO, added: ‘We have been working closely with Mott MacDonald since the very early stages of this project. Their experience and expertise contributed to the topping out milestone, delivering this project on time and under budget.’