Seaplane Center and Yacht Terminal
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 Market(s):

Aviation Center


Experience Park

Project Service(s):

Master Planning

Architectural Design

Professional Credits:

Aviation Consultant – Leo A. Daly


Sanya, China


Over 300,000 SF

Completion Date:

2014 (Master Plan)

Project Lead(s):

Patrick Burke, FAIA

Robert Blaser, AIA

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