Beijing’s “Linked Hybrid” Development Using Geo-Thermal for Heating & Cooling
Located near the former city wall of Beijing, Steven Holl's "Linked Hybrid" complex is completely self-contained, and features one of the largest geothermal heating and cooling systems in the world.
Located near the former city wall of Beijing, Steven Holl’s “Linked Hybrid” complex elegantly connects a variety of buildings with eight sky bridges. The complex is spread over 220,000 square meters and includes commercial, residential, public and recreational facilities that support the activities of 2500+ inhabitants.
It’s a completely self-contained complex, and features one of the largest geothermal heating and cooling systems in the world. The high-density layout is complemented by semi-public areas interspersed throughout the complex to provide open green space. The complex has recently opened for residents and businesses to move in.