Sun Plaza shopping centre is a medium to top strategic commercial district in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. It was inaugurated on January 1, 2004, the shopping centre is a building of 6 floors (including the Lower Ground and Ground Floor) which was designed with the concept of a family Mall.
Its excellent location makes this bustling shopping center is visited by students, as well as tourists in the country as well as abroad. Sun Plaza Medan is also adjacent to the Office of the Governor of North Sumatra, Medan great mosque (the largest mosque in Sumatra), SMA Negeri 1 Medan, and Cambridge. In Sun Plaza Medan shopping centre there is the cinema Cinemaxx, and Sogo department store.
Shopping and entertainment
Sun Plaza Medan opened since early 2004 and has attracted visitors even before the Mall was officially opened. The Mall was built not far from the various public facilities, ranging from government offices (Office of the Governor of North Sumatra), schools (SMA Negeri 1 Medan), houses of worship (the great mosque of Medan, Medan’s largest mosque), and residential (apartment). The strategic location makes this mall is within easy reach and visited various circles. Its main tenant is the Hypermart, Ace Hardware, Sogo Department Store, H&M as well as other tenants from various local and international brand of which Disc Tarra, Starbucks, Gramedia, J.CO and others.
The Architecture Of The Building
Sun Plaza Medan built on land more than 29,000 sq. meters. The total area of the building is more than 87,000 square meters with a total area for rent more than 62,000 square meters.
Architects and designers building is meant to embody the place not merely serves as a shopping, but rather a community container colored spirit or the belief in a better future. They wanted to create a place in which people can gain experience, and the architecture of the building blends in with the presence of visitors and leave an impression. The ideas developed in the process of designing it aims to build a positive attitude of anyone who visited the Sun Plaza. In addition to passing the facade forms and elements of the building, the spirit is also expressed through eight statues of human figures at the main entrances, which welcomes visitors with a variety of dynamic postures.
The Sun is the symbol of a powerful, universal and can be the symbol of inter-culture that reflects the city’s own Field, with a vigorous society as well as the familiar with the world of industry. In addition, the Sun reflecting on life, warmth, energy, light, hope for a better future, as well as a variety of other positive impression that can put visitors in the spirit and the right mood for shopping or to enjoy the event with your family or relatives.
The Sun symbol appears in various forms in the abstract and in the main facade of the building. Inside the atrium there are eighteen installation ball that represents the Sun, space on the ceiling of the atrium.