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Organic

The organic house is born with the idea of creating an area adapted for man, according to his environmental, physical and psychological needs. Its origin is in nature, because it looks for areas similar to the maternal womb, to animal shelters, to those of man, who in the beginning, adopted the caverns without modifying its environment, to an igloo and to all the friendly and concave spaces that recall the arms of the mother that cuddles the child.

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Changsha Din Din Creativity Centre

The market is crafted by fast erection of 27 recycled containers,the containers are causally positioned and stacked in 3-storey, spaces inside are partitioned into rooms for various workshops and shops for pop art and designer items, light F&B. The circulation pattern ensures visitors are but leaded into container rooms throughout different floors, this pattern fuses the realms of private and public and encourages intimate encounters between visitors and designers. The exterior skin of the containers are painted and polished by the public and shop owners, they are welcome to draw on them.

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Urban Canvas

Unique Properties: As a flexible architectural element rather than a fixed element, a wall consists of semi-transparent basket surface. The surface minimizes the separation between the inside and outside, light and silhouettes beyond the space show through. Inspiration: We intend to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall which using new materials with time. Challenge: 1,500 the structural semi transparent basket are hung on the wall. When the building is demolished in 2 years, the baskets can be reused. And this memory could be expand in the current time.

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Tku

The TKU clubhouse is a community building conceived as a single storey pavilion sitting lightly on a finely finished concrete plinth set into the landscape. Its sculptural roof rests on a series of eleven steel triangulated supports and responds to economic and functional requirements and the desire to capture the ethos of the club and its aspirations . The emergence of an elemental diagonal fold in the roof gaining altitude towards the sun thus becomes emblematic of the clubs unified momentum going forward to become the home of champions.

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Rheder 2

'Life in and with Nature' is the basic motif for the Haus Rheder, located directly on the Nethe River. The two completely glazed facades, one of which can slide almost completely open on the river side, blur the boundaries between interior and exterior. Reduction to the quintessential was the focus: light, air and tranquility. The design plays skillfully with the elements: a reflecting pool causes natural light reflections to develop on the ceiling, while a fireplace brings fire into the room. The highlight, however, is the terrace with a wide view into the surrounding landscape.

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Spiral Arches

Spiral Arches is a temporary pavilion designed to serve as one of the anchor installation during the Islamic Arts Festival 2016 held in Sharjah UAE, organised by the Department of Culture and Information of Sharjah Government. Spiral Arches created a journey inspired by the role and the historical value of arch, it explores the evolution of arches in Islamic Architecture from the ancient Horseshoes Arch to the modern Parabolic Arch.

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