2015 - Hangzhou, China

Apple Westlake, Hangzhou


The Westlake store in Hangzhou is the second Apple store completed by the practice. The design features a glass stair and a dramatic cantilevered floor, which extends 12 metres from the rear wall like a diving board, tapering from 1.2 metres to just 10 centimetres. 

Apple Westlake, Hangzhou

Hangzhou China

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  • Appointment 2013
  • Completion 2015
  • Area 2,896m²
  • Client Apple Inc
  • Collaborating Architect Tongji
  • Structural Engineer Foster + Partners, Tongji (LDI)
  • Environmental Engineer Foster + Partners, Tongji