International Finance Forum

Sanya, China

Resting as a symbol of reconciliation and harmony at the southern end of the island in the city of Sanya, the International Finance Forum represents the calming rock of consensus for the economic and political representatives of the international community. The multi-functional building accommodates large events with an exhibition hall, a ballroom, and forum space that can serve formal state gatherings, as well as private weddings and parties. The building also provides a variety of other meeting spaces, along with a large VIP meeting, gathering and reception area at the top with an outdoor terrace overlooking the ocean. The building’s rock-like mass is designed to be bold yet approachable. Once inside, a unique volume of space opens across multiple levels, with areas for meetings and formal ceremonies. The design culminates in the private rooftop garden, with exclusive spaces juxtaposed against expansive ocean views.