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Facts & Figures

Official Name Fake Hills Point Tower
Name of Complex Fake Hills
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country China
City Beihai
Street Address & Map Chating Road
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 2008
Height: Architectural 215.7 m / 708 ft
Height: Occupied 200 m / 656 ft
Height: To Tip 215.7 m / 708 ft
Floors Above Ground 54

Companies Involved

Developer Beihai Xinpinguangyang Real Estate Development Co. Ltd
Design MAD Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Jiang Architects and Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design Jiang Architects and Engineers

About Fake Hills Point Tower

Despite its apparently tongue-in-cheek name, Fake Hills presents a genuine hybrid experience between high-rise life and a seaside park. Combining the best of both typologies, providing for ocean-front views, while giving access to green, open-air terraces along the entire roofline, its profile is a carefully constructed datum line created to reflect China's flowing mountains as they rise above the dense fog below. An arched entryway and cut-out hole provide visual and spatial continuity between the oceanfront and the valley behind the building.

This development is located in the coastal city of Beihai, China, on a 800 meter-long, narrow oceanfront site. The fundamental geometry of the scheme combines two common yet opposite architecture typology, the high rise and the “groundscraper,” producing an undulating building typology, resulting in a form of a hill. The geometry of the architecture maximizes potential views for the residents; the continuous platform along the roof becomes the public spaces, with gardens, tennis courts and swimming pools on top of the man-made hills.

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