The Research and Development Centre for China Merchants is an important site for the local development of innovative enterprises, the cultivation of innovative talents, and the transformation of scientific and technological achievements. The aim of the design scheme is to meet the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises with a good working environment and reasonable cost.
Working with the characteristics of an "accelerator", a green science and technology park is created for cooperation, exchange, gathering and integration of space, facilities and service sharing. Enterprises are provided with better environment and reflect the character of modern science and technology park with superior quality.
The green science and technology park offers both of flexibility and practicality, and organizes the buildings with clear functional divisions; the building cluster includes six types of functions required by the project brief - production, storage, research and development, office and living facilities. Standardized modular design can interlocked with each other and offers flexible and changeable design, satisfies the spatial needs of different types of enterprises and the possibility of future development. In addition, the underground space is also fully utilized to provide extra area use and increase utility rate.
Through the introduction of ecological concepts, including landscape green belt, regional central courtyards, private office gardens, green building facades, green roofs, solar heating panels and a comprehensive rainwater collection system to reuse rainwater, utility costs are reduced, and a green technology park focusing on the concept of overall environmental protection is built.