Name: OPPO HEADQUARTERS
Size in m2: 161330
Project type: Office, Retail and Masterplan
Collaborators: ZIAD [LDI], WSP [Traffic, MEP, VT Consultant], RBS [Structure Consultant], RFR [Façade Consultant] CCGT [Client project manager], BPI [Lighting designer], Savills [Programming consultant], TFP [Foodservice planner], UAD [Traffic evaluation agency]
Location Text: Hangzhou, CN
RETAIL AERIAL. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Founded in 2004, OPPO has grown over a short period of time to become China’s largest smartphone company. The setting of OPPO’s new R&D Headquarters in Hangzhou’s Future Sci-Tech City represents a commitment to the brand’s spirit of endless innovation in the pursuit of perfection. Hangzhou, colloquially know as ‘Heaven on Earth’, is not just a hub for innovation, but is also home to China’s most popular natural attractions including three of the world’s 57 UNESCO Heritage sites. The city has been shaped by a rich cultural history of technology, information exchange and trade for over 5,000 years as one of the origin sites of the Silk Road and Grand Canal.
Top View, Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
BIG began working with the leading global smart device brand at the beginning of 2019 to create an R&D Headquarters and Masterplan. The design expresses OPPO’s mission of the elevation of life through technological artistry, with an overarching vision of being a sustainable company that contributes to a better world.
Prominently located in the heart of Yuhang District, Hangzhou, OPPO R&D Headquarters rests between a natural lake, an urban center, and a 10,000 square-meter park. As an anchor point along a major access road stretching east to west from Hangzhou, the OPPO R&D Headquarters Tower will be an iconic landmark and gateway to the Future Sci-Tech City and Hangzhou itself.
Entrance, Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
TOWER OVER WATER SE V3. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
COURTYARD Sky view. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
COURTYARD night. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
O-RING OUT. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
EXECUTIVE. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
O-RING IN. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
ENTRANCE PLAZA NIGHT. Image by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Partners-in-Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Brian Yang
Project Leaders: Hung Kai Liao
Project Architect: Kekoa Charlot
Design Lead: Ewa Bryzek
Facades Lead: Aimee Louise Desert
Team: Adam Busko, Agnieszka Magdalena Trzcińska, Alessandro Zanini, Alda Sol Hauksdóttir, Andra Beler, Buster Christensen, Cristina Giménez, Seongil Choo, Camille Breuil, Carlos Ramos Tendrio, Cris Liu, Daniel Ferrara Bilesky, Eddie Can, Eric Li, Filip Fot, Geetika Bhutani, Gül Ertekin, Jens Majdal Kaarsholm, Julia Gotovski, Karim Muallem, Liang Zhang, Laura Kovacevic, Malka Logo, Maria Capuozzo, Martyna Sylwia Kramarz, Mats Kolmas, Max Alexander Bonecker, Mengyuan Li, Mads Primdahl Rokkjær, Naphit Puangchan , Ombretta Colangelo, Rasam Aminzadeh, Roberto Fabbri, Stefan Plugaru, Steen Kortbæk Svendsen, Su Myat Nge Nge, Shuting Zhang, Weronika Siwak, Xiaochang Qiu, Xavier Thanki, Yusheng Huang, Zhonghan Huang