Dalian 15 Warehouse

Location:         Dalian, Liaoning, China

Type:                Adaptive Reuse

Service:            Architectural Design

Status:             Built 

GFA:                2,700 m²


The site is located in Dalian, Liaoning Province. Dalian 15 Warehouse, formerly the biggest harbor warehouse in Asia, is now renovated into a boutique retail destination including commercial and F&B functions under is new name “15 Cool”. Three interlined public spaces are designed for a perfect continuous circulation. It also integrates external and internal spaces using transparent separation between public areas. The harbor promenade on the ground area is also extended to the second floor along the building’s long axis offering visitor an attractive platform from which they can enjoy the ocean view. Dalian 15 Warehouse is the first building renovated for the specific purposes of the creative industry in Dalian. It resembles a ship ready to sail, to explore a new horizon from the east harbor, bringing with it a fresh new experience to the inhabitants of Dalian and its visitors.