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Seaplane Center and Yacht Terminal
Sanya, China

Seaplane Center and Yacht Terminal

Sanya, China

Creating a New Travel Hub


Increasing tourism and travel in the region of the South China Sea south of Hainan Province suggested the need for a center for docking seaplanes and yachts with an arrivals and departure terminal, lounges and a yacht club.  To create an exciting attraction for the local population, the multi-level building also includes an auditorium, shops and the first night club in the area. Extending into Sanya Bay at the end of a causeway, the star-shaped building seems to float as a symbol of air and water, creating a memorable presence from above.

 

Project Details

Project Lead:

Patrick Burke, AIA

Robert Blaser, AIA

Professional Credits:

Aviation Consultant – Leo A. Daly

Location:

Sanya, China

Size:

Over 300,000 SF

Completion Date:

2014 (Master Plan)

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