Zhejiang International Circuit – Retail and Hospitality Centre China
Zhejiang Circuit is the leading motorsport destination in Asia. The 3.2km FIA circuit is surrounded by motorsport-focused leisure and commercial facilities.
Central to this development is the 10,000sqm, three story retail and hospitality centre providing a mixture of commercial units suitable for food and beverage, car showrooms and traditional retail, whilst offering hospitality and event space on the top floor.
The design concept, developed by Ridge, evolved from the desire to create a unique identity that reinforced the feelings of both excitement and safety. This was achieved by positioning a series of connecting buildings in the form of a ribbon along the site boundary to provide a natural secure line for the race circuit, and to animate the retail frontages onto public and private spaces. The building successfully wraps and contains the spectator plaza to provide choice, variety and a unique trackside space with views across the circuit and landscape beyond.
The building façade is a series of repeating faceted diamond panels and glazed shop fronts. The design was refined to be as simple and as elegant as possible to reinforce the requirement for a luxury, high-end facility.
A public underground car park provides over 350 parking spaces with direct access to both the Plaza and the buildings.
Three story retail and hospitality centre
Underground parking spaces
'Hotel under 200 Rooms Global 2019', The International Hotel and Property Awards
'High Quality Sport Tourist Scenic Award 2019', Issued by General Administration of Sport of PRC
'International Project of the Year 2019', Building Awards