By XIAOYU ZHAI
SHOKAI’s Miyun Project will create the first Passive House community in Beijing. The 36,500 sq m project includes 207 residential units and it is the first residential development in China that has been fully certified by the Passive House Institute of Germany. The scheme also meets US LEED Gold standards and achieves 3 stars on the Chinese National Green Housing standards.
As a key partner in Beijing’s urban regeneration, Shokai is not only improving the living environment today, but it is also harnessing the latest technologies to build a greener Beijing for future generations.
By XIAOYU ZHAI, Marketing Director, Shokai UK
Shokai UK’s sister company Shokai Ausbao has won Best Mixed-Use Development at the 2020 Urban Taskforce Australia Development Excellence Awards. The prestigious award was in recognition of their 60 Bathurst project in Sydney.
60 Bathurst has been designed to provide the best of contemporary urban living in the heart of the city. With a design ethos of Convenience, Social Connectivity and Community, the mixed-use project enables the stylish apartments to benefit from a unique mix of assets that are shared with the podium hotel, including a street front café & bar, outdoor heated pool, state of the art gymnasium, a restaurant offering fine dining options & spacious function rooms.
In the first major live property industry function in the Covid recovery era, Urban Taskforce Australia celebrated the vast quality and scope of winning projects, and 60 Bathurst’s innovative residential mix in the heart of Sydney's CBD secured the judges votes for the award.
Urban Taskforce Chief Executive, Tom Forrest said “the Development Excellence Awards have clearly demonstrated the property development industry’s passion and commitment for the sustainable growth of Australia’s cities”.
Executive Director of Shokai UK, Shawn Zhang said “I would like to congratulate Shokai Ausbao for their fantastic achievement, continuing our long history of award-winning projects in Australia. Not only does 60 Bathurst offer Sydney a development with social connectivity, excellent transport links, beautiful harbour views and amazing amenities, it also demonstrates how Shokai has built up the ability to deliver world-class, award-winning projects around the globe over the past 30 years”.
The Shokai Group operates in Australia, The United States & Canada, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Japan and China. Previous award-winning schemes include the 2008 Olympic Village in Beijing, 277 Fifth Avenue in New York and The Quay Haymarket in Sydney.
Notes to editors
The project has been under construction since 2017 and key partners on the scheme include:
Architect and interior Designer: Smart Design Studio
Construction Architect: Team 2 Architects
Landscape Architect: Taylor Brammer Landscape Architects
Construction: Parkview Group
Project Management: Argentum
Hotel Design: WMK Architecture & Aplus Design Group