Beijing Topwin Center 2016, China, Beijing

Towering over Beijing city, centering of charming night

Beijing Topwin Center InterContinental lies in the heart of Sanlitun, Beijing – a prime location for fashion and culture. 150m high, Beijing Topwin Center is largely constructed with glass facades with its “honeycomb diamond”  section-like exterior, full of sense of design. lighting designers choose “Tiffany Blue”, a cooler colour, as the core colour; integrated with the blooming and washing lighting effects caused by ultra-white glass and glass folders, to create distinct layering. By the unique lighting performance, Beijing Topwin Center is alreadytowering over one of the city's most popular entertainment districts.

Throughout nightscape lighting of Beijing Topwin Center, the unique atmosphere of the building is expressed by the light designed base on the building, and multi-style is expressed by the real-time scene transformation. 8500 sets of lamps are completely hidden in the curtain wall structure through skillful installation. In the daytime, the luminaires do not attract any attention at all. In the night, the luminaires display a completely different nightscape posture, through different color and content change patterns. Through the control of types and saturation of the color, a natural and integrated lighting effect is presented ultimately, being quiet and elegant. The nightscape adds unlimited rich expression for the busy street, Sanlitun.

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Details

Building or project owner : Beijing Topwin Real Estate Co., Ltd

Architecture : Hellmuth Obtat Kassabaum?HOK?

Light design : HES Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Technical layout light : HES Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Light hardware (LED hardware) : Linear LED luminaires by Shanghai Guang Lian Lighting Co., Ltd.

Lighting control software : DMX512 by Shanghai Guang Lian Lighting Co., Ltd.

Descriptions

Facade type and geometry (structure) : Beijing Topwin Center is largely constructed with glass facades with a “honeycomb diamond” section-like exterior. RGB LED linear lamps is embedded in the hexagonal decorative groove on the curtain wall. The overall line is smooth , modern and concise, just like the huge sculpture standing in the city, to ensure the visual integrity of the glass curtain wall.

Kind of light creation : Tiffany Blue is used as the main color, which is totally different from the colorful lighting atmosphere of other surrounding buildings. The frosted surface of lamps make the glare and escape light be effectively avoided. The lighting control system adopts the most stable DMX512 at present. It is easy to edit, play, replace and remote control the lighting program.

Resolution and transmitting behaviour : The lighting control system adopts the error correction technology, which solves the problem that the traditional DMX512 technology is easy to be interfered by various complex factors on the spot in the process of data transmission, and improves the stability of the system operation.

Urban situation : Beijing Topwin Center is located in the core of Sanlitun business circle, close to SOHO, with Sanlitun Taiguli, Sanlitun Bar Street across the road. On the one side is the colorful commercial lighting atmosphere, and the other side is next to the residential housing.

Description of showreel : Beijing Topwin Center lies in the heart of Sanlitun. it is largely constructed with glass facades with its “honeycomb diamond”  section-like exterior. Tiffany Blue is used as the main color, which is totally different from the colorful lighting atmosphere of other surrounding buildings. The DMX512 lighting control system make it easy to show different color and content change patterns.

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Entrance of Beijing Topwin Center