China-based Exhibition and Travel Group has unveiled plans to build the world’s biggest standalone structure in Chengdu next year.
The complex will comprise three elements – the New Century City World Centre, the Central Plaza and the New Century Contemporary Art Centre (NECCAC).
The standalone structure will feature two 1,000-room five-star hotels and 300,000m² of retail space, an ice-skating rink, a theatre, game arcades, and a 20,000-capacity marine park with 400m of coastline and 5,000m² of beach with a coastal town.
The entire complex will be designed with a Mediterranean, seaside theme and pathways will feature musical water fountains, LED underwater lights and digital technology.
The NECCAC, to be designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, will feature a 30,000m² museum, a 12,000m² exhibition hall, and an 1,800-seat grand theatre.
The project is slated for completion in 2012, according to gochengdoo.com.