The basic design ideas of WSP can be defined as followed:
Efficiency: The key task in a design process is to get most from least. Efficiency is the central issue of architecture.
Wholeness: The whole is more than the summary of each part. To pursue the harmony of different parts is the necessary way to achieve a perfect whole.
Truthfulness: Truth is a premise of a good architecture. The mental and physical impression that spaces and materials give people should accord with their real character.
Culture: Various locations and users give architecture its cultural character.
Beauty: The beauty of architecture is an inevitable result of a series of proper and logical decisions.
Discipline: The discipline of design and construction is an issue as important as experiment and creativity, according to the large scale and high-speed construction situation in China.