Longhua Store of Shenzhen Book City will open next week
The Longhua Store of Shenzhen Book City, the second-largest book outlet in size in the city, will be put into operation Tuesday, according to a report by www.sznews.com.
The book outlet is located at the intersection of Meilong Road and Qingquan Road at Longhua Square, the core area of Longhua District.
With a floor space of 46,000 square meters, it is the second-largest book outlet, following the CBD Store of Shenzhen Book City.
It is also the largest culture-themed complex and a cultural landmark in Longhua.
The area for book business is 29,500 square meters, taking up 40 percent of the total business area. The remaining 29,500 square meters will be used for other auxiliary businesses and areas for public activities.
The Longhua Store has been listed as a key project for the city’s cultural innovation development 2020 action plan and the city’s 13th Five-Year (2016-2020) Plan. It is the seventh book outlet under Shenzhen Publishing Group, following the stores in Luohu, Futian, Nanshan, Yantian, Bao’an and Longgang districts.
The new store features high aesthetics in architecture, high intelligence in service and strong functions.
The eight-facet architecture signifies openness and inclusiveness to absorb cultural elements. Some themed scenes introduce the aesthetics of ancient gardens into the reading environment, providing a high-quality space for readers.
The greenery space in the store takes up 30 percent of the total space. The outdoor landscapes and plants change with the rotation of the seasons. The designs adopt porous sunshields to let in more sunlight and rooftop soilless gardens to provide farming experiences with different types of fruits and vegetables. Notably, the store is Internet+IoT based and can provide expanded intelligent services by making use of big data. Smart technologies have been widely used in lighting, parking, facial recognition, public safety, reading guidance and management.