SOHO China

The buildings created by SOHO China look like something from an alien skyscape. Glass, steel, curved walls – all the clichéd hallmarks of futuristic urban architecture.

The Beijing developer was founded in 1995 by Zhang Xin and her husband Pan Shiyi, who are chief executive and chairman respectively and together hold a 65 per cent stake in the company. Aimed at creating iconic commercial buildings in prime locations, SOHO China has completed developments covering 3m square metres in gross floor area since 2001. Continue reading »