Take a look at China's new aqua themed shopping mall
With an arching aquarium
Take a look at the extraordinary futuristic new shopping mall design for China, inspired by a traditional Chinese treasure bowl. The proposed plans feature an archway aquarium, an LED canopy as well as gondola rides. The complex is proposed as part of the Dongfeng City project and although intended for China, its master designers are the American design company, amphibianArc.
The mall will have 350,000-square-metres of retail, entertainment and service space across nine floors. There is a presiding aquatic theme to the design with its many water features, which include a fountain plaza as well as the huge arching aquarium and the indoor canal that will accommodate gondola rides.