Wanda Plaza

Date. 2012 – 2013
Location. Fuqing, China
Type. Commercial Development
Size. 10,000 sqm
Client. Wanda China

Architect. BCDI

Owner China State Construction


This shopping mall is the result of a strategic partnership with Wanda China to drive innovative commercial development in China. The exterior of the podium consists of metal and stone cladding and glazing. The project consists of traditional retail establishments and a multi-screen movie theatre.

Design Scope of Work

  • Design and engineering of cladding sub-structure, cladding panel, glazing panels, and fixing details
  • Generation of tender drawings for client
  • Sub-contractor selection and supervision

Design Value Delivered

  • Provided panel analysis and structural optimization during the design development process to allow the client to achieve innovative geometry in their commercial development while being able to control building lead time and costs.
  • Material optimization on cladding and glazing reduced wastage by more then 30%.