Representatives of GINA Architects from Barcelona met today online with colleagues from CCDI, a Chinese global architecture and engineering consulting firm, to discuss a concept note for developing specific plots in Liudong New District, Liuzhou. They discussed the concept design software, timing, deliverables and follow-up technical encounters. The meeting was facilitated by the IUC project team and Barcelona City within it’s Smart City Cooperation with Liuzhou.
GINA Barcelona Architects is Barcelona’s largest architecture practice. Set up by a team of internationally renowned architects, it is one of Spain’s most important architecture, urban design and landscape firms in terms of volume of built work, capacity and quality. With over 100 buildings designed in the last 50 years in Barcelona, GINA has played a vital role in the construction of the city, thus contributing to the sustainable urban model that characterizes Barcelona. With a team of more than 230 architects, GINA Barcelona Architects exports a characteristic form of architecture based on a response to place and use, with superb technical quality and special commitment to the environment and the economy of resources. Headquartered in Barcelona, GINA has a growing network of offices in cities around the world, including Paris, São Paulo, Geneva, Casablanca, Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Santiago de Chile, Lima, La Paz, Warsaw, Malmö and Milan. In recent years, a large number of projects of all GINA’s associates have received more than 100 awards and distinctions.
Founded in 1994, CCDI is a large global architecture and engineering consulting firm that provides integrated professional services for urban construction and development. Its business units cover broad industry sectors with diverse specialized expertise. CCDI operates cross-regionally with main offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Sydney, New York, Qingdao and Suzhou with branches and representative offices in Chongqing, Nanjing and twenty other cities in China. Over the years, CCDI has established strong client relationships with most major developers, enterprises, and city governments. The firm has great credentials as it ranks No.1 in designing and building large span structures, No.2 in high-rises, and also being the leader in city complex and residential properties in China. Successful projects include: National Aquatics Center , National Tennis Center, Ping’an Financial Center, Shanghai Rockbund Reconstruction Project, Jinan Olympic Center, Hangzhou Olympic Center, Dameisha Vanke Center, Tencent Headquarters, Alibaba Headquarters, Baidu Headquarters, Harbin West Railway Station, Beijing Kunlun Apartment, Shenzhen City Crossing Complex, Tianjin Cruise Terminal and Shanghai International Tourism Resorts. In the 2018 Top Global Design Firms list released by Engineering News-Record (ENR), CCDI ranks among top 100.