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Panda Tower

CompanyShanghai United Design Group Co., Ltd.
Lead DesignersZeng Zi
Prize(s)Gold in Architecture Categories / Landmarks, symbolic structures, memorials, public
Entry Description

The inspiration of the Panda Tower comes from the bamboo shoots. Widely distributed in the Sichuan-Chongqing region, not only are the bamboo shoots the favorite food of the Giant Panda, they are also considered one of the most popular food ingredients in the Sichuan cuisine.

The main structure of the tower has 11 stories. There is a spacious viewing platform looking towards the central viewing area of the conservation park on each story. Without curtain walls nor gratings, the floor slabs and the buttresses are honestly exposed.

The tourists can access the platform of the podium from the g