CDF Mall, Sanya, China (Haitang Bay International Shopping Centre)

The world's largest duty-free shopping centre


  • China


  • China International Travel Services Group

Project Status

  • Completed in 2014

CDF Mall is the world’s largest duty-free shopping centre, under the investment from China International Travel Services Group and a total construction cost over RMB 5 billion.

The 3-storey complex delivers 70,000 sq.m. of integrated duty-free shopping, duty-paid shopping, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural facilities. It has a unique aesthetic design inspired from the Haitang flower, the symbol of Sanya. Its atrium is formed by four unique curved-surface steel structures, which let natural light to filter into the mall and create a world-class shopping environment. Its unique 3D free surfaced steel structure covers the entrance arch-truss, link-bridges and five other individual skylights.

Our Structural Team was responsible for the design of the overall steel structure of the building, including schematic design, design development and review of the construction drawings.

We were also responsible for the MEP engineering design of the whole project.

The project was completed and opened in September 2014.

total GFA
70,000 sq.m 70,000 sq.m