Waldorf Astoria
Beijing, China
Project 2008-2009

After completion of the concept study the project was not pursued any further in this form. An alternative design is currently being carried out by another office.


Herzog & de Meuron Team:
Partners: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Stefan Marbach
Project Architect: Linxi Dong (Associate)
Project Team: Olga Bolshanina, Dorothee Dietz, Hyunsoo Kim, Evert Klinkenberg, Yusun Kwon, Emily Liang, Kenan Liu, Agustín Solórzano Gil, Masato Takahashi, Claudia Winkelmann, Daniela Zimmer

COFCO Limited, Taiwan Hotel Corp., Ltd., Beijing, P.R. China

Hilton Hotel Management (Asia) Co., Ltd. Singapore

Architect Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Structural, Building Services Engineering: Ove Arup & Partners Ltd., London, United Kingdom

Specialist / Consulting:
Vertical Circulation: Schindler Elevator Ltd., Ebikon, Switzerland

Building Data:
Site Area: 5,884sqm
Building Footprint: 4,670sqm
Building Dimensions: Length 44m, Width 58 m, Maximum height: 50 m
Gross Floor Area: 35,000sqm

- Suite: 124 x 57sqm
- Deluxe Suite: 25 x 114sqm
- Presidential Suite: 2 x 570sqm
- Hutong Villas: 4 x 500sqm
- Meeting Rooms: 4 x approx. 65sqm
- Ballroom for 500 people, 750sqm
- Gym & Spa: 2000sqm