The design project is for a reception center; cultural presence is adopted in the main space, while the three model houses are built in the styles of contemporary humanities and cultures, a modern flat, and contemporary neoclassical architecture. The integrated space of contemporary and humanities has layouts including a 5-table meeting area, a model engineering building, a coffee table area, 2 VIP rooms, 3 model houses, a parent-child playground area, a demonstration of a shallow water well; it reveals a luxurious atmosphere of leisure in the rural area.
The bionic form of the whale became the language of this chapel. A whale stranded on the coast of Iceland. A person can enter its body through a low fishtail and experience the perspective of a whale looking at the ocean where is easier for humans to reflect on the neglect of environmental degradation. The supporting structure falls on the beach to ensure minimal damage to the natural environment. Natural and environmentally friendly materials make this project a tourist destination that calls for environmental protection.
The continuous undulating roof of the tourist distribution center is not only a tribute to the common saddle mountain wall in the east of Fujian, but also a unity of order among the scattered six small units. However, under the unified roof, the cultural and sports activity center has a number of small blocks, which looks like a miniature city. The boundary of the two buildings is the circular and square ambulatory, which is not only the designer's adaptation and response to Zhou Ning's rainy and cold climate, but also the non-verbal expression of the "fish sacrifice" culture.
The PolyCuboid is the new headquarter building for TIA, a company that provides insurance services. The first floor was shaped by the limits of the site and the 700mm diameter water pipe that is crossing the site underground limiting foundation space. The metallic structure dissolves into the diverse blocs of the composition. The pillars and beams vanish from the space syntax, projecting the impression of an object, while also eliminating that of a building. The volumetric design is inspired by TIA’s Logo turning the building itself into an icon representing the company.
This project embodies the open and well-rounded educational idea. The crucial design approach is to integrate its unique educational thinking with the site, and to maximize its spatial efficiency to bring together a pleasantly balanced campus. The school is centered around a highly efficient idea of a “10-minute campus”, where the time for students to circulate and rotate during a compact daily curriculum can be achieved within 10 minutes. A forest is grown within the main building, forming mountains and valleys thanks to the natural topography.
The Cloud of luster is a wedding chapel located inside a wedding ceremony hall in Himeji city, Japan. The design tries to translate the modern wedding ceremony spirit into physical space. The chapel is all white, a cloud shape enveloped almost entirely in curved glass opening it to the surrounding garden and water basin. The columns are toped in hyperbolic capital like heads smoothly connecting them to the minimalistic ceiling. The chapel socle on the basin side is a hyperbolic curve allowing the whole structure to appear as if it is floating on the water and accentuate its lightness.
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