Qianhai OCT

Architect of Record: Portman Architects

Role: Lead Design at Portman Architects


Gross Building Area: 750,000sf (70,000m²)
Stories: 40
Height: 492′ (150m)

The Qianhai OCT proposal is a 40-story 70,000m² (750,000sf) mixed-use hotel and residential tower located in the Bao’an Central District of Shenzhen. The program consists of 5-star hotel suites and long term lease apartments as well as restaurants, retail, and event ballrooms. The tower anchors the corner with a large public plaza and 4-story retail center. The tower mass is conceived as a 100° angled bar with hotel amenities located in the podium, an outdoor garden on the podium roof, hotel suites in the mid-portion of the tower, and long term lease apartments in the upper floors taking advantage of panoramic views.