Totaling RMB 16 billion in investment, National Exhibition and
Convention Center (Shanghai) is a large exhibition center co-built
by Ministry of Commerce of China and Shanghai Municipal Government, with a total construction area of 1.47 million square meters,
among which 1.27 million square meters are above ground. It
consists of exhibition halls, the NECC Plaza, office buildings and a
high-end brand hotel, offering services concentrating exhibition,
convention, events, commerce, office work and accommodation.
The facade of the NECC building draws inspiration from a mellow
and auspicious “four-leaf clover” with the Commercial Plaza acting
as the central core and the exhibition halls as the leaves. Blending
with many Chinese elements and design concept of symmetry axis
layout, it is one of the landmark buildings in Shanghai.