China Life Insurance Co. Ltd, Peking | China

Customer: Research & Development Center China Life Insurance Co. Ltd, Peking

Architect: Henn Architekten, Munich

gross floor area: 13,000 sqm

services: 03/2009 - 06/2009

Services: conception and consulting on site for the building services‘ infrastructure of a data centre

The China Life Research & Development Centre is a research facility of the China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. This research facility includes a data centre of 13,000 sqm with highest requirements on operational reliability (TIER IV). During the concept phase ZWP attended several workshops with the client, architect and local partners on site. Based on these workshops ZWP developed a concept for the infrastructure of the building services of the data centre which meets the requirements according to TIER IV standard. The services included amongst others a concept for the fail-safe and fault tolerant power supply, a concept on cooling systems and a comparison of different extinguishing systems available in China.

Renderings: © Henn Architekten

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