The Great Wall Tower by Blur

Image by Blur

Image by Blur

Hong Kong-based practice Atelier Blur has won a competition to design the new research and development headquarters for Great Wall Technology in Shenzhen, China. Departing from conventional office tower typology, which “blurs into the background of the skyline,” the studio’s key strategies were to explore the duality of the functional requirements, creating architectural opportunities for collaborative spaces between the services. Composed of two confronting towers, an interconnected dual relationship is evoked in a “ying-yang symbiosis.” Read more