The Lobby Reconstruction of Shaoxing Hotel / UAD

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The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao
  • Architects: UAD
  • Location: No. 8, Huanshan Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing, China
  • Architect In Charge: Huifeng Hu, Bing Li
  • Design Team: Rongbin Peng, Chenfan Zhang, Lanlan Jiang, Ning Lv, Yun Qin, Fan Zhang
  • Area: 3080.64 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Qiang Zhao, Chenfan Zhang
  • Collaborator: Zhejiang Yasha Decoration Co., Ltd.
  • Clients: Shaoxing Cultural Tourism Group Co., Ltd.; Shaoxing Hotel
Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang
Start—History and Future of Shaoxing Hotel
Shaoxing Hotel originating from “Lingxiao Pavilion” is made up of very traditional architectural complexes with white walls, black tiles, winding corridors, bridges over flowing water, and well-spaced flowers and trees, full of the features of Jiangnan dwelling. It went through many times of reconstruction and upgrading over the past
Bird’s Eye View of New Lobby. Image © Chenfan Zhang
The wrapped edge in the Chinese-style tile part of roof covering at the lower eave of new lobby works in concert with the old lobby; lattice windows refine the traditional architectural elements of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
Lobby Seen from Huanshan Road . Image © Qiang Zhao
Structure Diagram of Lobby and Roof
 Glass Ceiling Lobby Seen from the Water Yard. Image © Qiang Zhao
Harmonious Conversation between the New Building and the Old Building, Seen from the Front Courtyard of Lingxiao Pavilion. Image © Qiang Zhao
Landscape Stone Yard on the North-South Axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
The canopy column base at the entrance interprets the stone bench in Shaoxing skylights. Image © Qiang Zhao
Entering the lobby, you can feel natural light through the glass ceiling. The modern-style architectural structure expresses the spirits of place “skylight” and “yard” in the traditional architectural culture of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
We choose the four-slope double-eave roof in a certain sense of tradition at the intersection between the north-south axis and the east-west axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
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The Lobby Reconstruction of Shaoxing Hotel / UAD

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The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao
  • Architects: UAD
  • Location: No. 8, Huanshan Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing, China
  • Architect In Charge: Huifeng Hu, Bing Li
  • Design Team: Rongbin Peng, Chenfan Zhang, Lanlan Jiang, Ning Lv, Yun Qin, Fan Zhang
  • Area: 3080.64 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Qiang Zhao, Chenfan Zhang
  • Collaborator: Zhejiang Yasha Decoration Co., Ltd.
  • Clients: Shaoxing Cultural Tourism Group Co., Ltd.; Shaoxing Hotel
Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang
Start—History and Future of Shaoxing Hotel
Shaoxing Hotel originating from “Lingxiao Pavilion” is made up of very traditional architectural complexes with white walls, black tiles, winding corridors, bridges over flowing water, and well-spaced flowers and trees, full of the features of Jiangnan dwelling. It went through many times of reconstruction and upgrading over the past
Bird’s Eye View of New Lobby. Image © Chenfan Zhang
The wrapped edge in the Chinese-style tile part of roof covering at the lower eave of new lobby works in concert with the old lobby; lattice windows refine the traditional architectural elements of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
Lobby Seen from Huanshan Road . Image © Qiang Zhao
Structure Diagram of Lobby and Roof
 Glass Ceiling Lobby Seen from the Water Yard. Image © Qiang Zhao
Harmonious Conversation between the New Building and the Old Building, Seen from the Front Courtyard of Lingxiao Pavilion. Image © Qiang Zhao
Landscape Stone Yard on the North-South Axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
The canopy column base at the entrance interprets the stone bench in Shaoxing skylights. Image © Qiang Zhao
Entering the lobby, you can feel natural light through the glass ceiling. The modern-style architectural structure expresses the spirits of place “skylight” and “yard” in the traditional architectural culture of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
We choose the four-slope double-eave roof in a certain sense of tradition at the intersection between the north-south axis and the east-west axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
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The Lobby Reconstruction of Shaoxing Hotel / UAD

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The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao The quiet black and white “ink color” gives a misty artistic conception to the ordinary sight. Image © Qiang Zhao
  • Architects: UAD
  • Location: No. 8, Huanshan Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing, China
  • Architect In Charge: Huifeng Hu, Bing Li
  • Design Team: Rongbin Peng, Chenfan Zhang, Lanlan Jiang, Ning Lv, Yun Qin, Fan Zhang
  • Area: 3080.64 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Qiang Zhao, Chenfan Zhang
  • Collaborator: Zhejiang Yasha Decoration Co., Ltd.
  • Clients: Shaoxing Cultural Tourism Group Co., Ltd.; Shaoxing Hotel
Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang Bird’s Eye View of Shaoxing Hotel after Reconstruction. Image © Chenfan Zhang
Start—History and Future of Shaoxing Hotel
Shaoxing Hotel originating from “Lingxiao Pavilion” is made up of very traditional architectural complexes with white walls, black tiles, winding corridors, bridges over flowing water, and well-spaced flowers and trees, full of the features of Jiangnan dwelling. It went through many times of reconstruction and upgrading over the past
Bird’s Eye View of New Lobby. Image © Chenfan Zhang
The wrapped edge in the Chinese-style tile part of roof covering at the lower eave of new lobby works in concert with the old lobby; lattice windows refine the traditional architectural elements of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
Lobby Seen from Huanshan Road . Image © Qiang Zhao
Structure Diagram of Lobby and Roof
 Glass Ceiling Lobby Seen from the Water Yard. Image © Qiang Zhao
Harmonious Conversation between the New Building and the Old Building, Seen from the Front Courtyard of Lingxiao Pavilion. Image © Qiang Zhao
Landscape Stone Yard on the North-South Axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
The canopy column base at the entrance interprets the stone bench in Shaoxing skylights. Image © Qiang Zhao
Entering the lobby, you can feel natural light through the glass ceiling. The modern-style architectural structure expresses the spirits of place “skylight” and “yard” in the traditional architectural culture of Shaoxing. Image © Qiang Zhao
We choose the four-slope double-eave roof in a certain sense of tradition at the intersection between the north-south axis and the east-west axis. Image © Qiang Zhao
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Umi-Play Children’s Dramatic Arts Center / AntiStatics Architecture

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Theater. Image © Zhenyong Yang Theater. Image © Zhenyong Yang
  • Architects: AntiStatics Architecture
  • Location: XiMei Continental, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China
  • Lead Architects: Martin Miller, Mo Zheng
  • Project Designer: Frank Jiang, Chris Becket, Luke Theodorius E. D. Santoso, Annie Liu, Angela Li
  • Wood Fabricator: GuiPu Woodwork
  • Area: 550.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Zhenyong Yang
Exterior. Image © Zhenyong Yang Exterior. Image © Zhenyong Yang

Text description provided by the architects. The UMI-play Children’s Dramatic Arts Center is a playful and imaginative educational space for children to explore and grow within the performing arts. This 550sqm interior is composed of two distinct spaces and geometries, derivative of psychological studies and research, the dual areas are designed to encourage and support different behaviors and processes of learning and development.

Theater. Image © Zhenyong Yang Theater. Image © Zhenyong Yang

The primary space is comprised of a fluid and natural geometry, adaptable to various performance, expressive and improvisational activities. The second space, a series of 4 adaptable

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Assembly part
Details. Image © Zhenyong Yang
Details. Image © Zhenyong Yang
Corridor to classroom. Image © Zhenyong Yang
Lobby. Image © Zhenyong Yang
Corridor to classroom. Image © Zhenyong Yang
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DAS_Lab Office / DAS Lab

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© Yifei Xu © Yifei Xu
  • Interiors Designers: DAS Lab
  • Location: Zao-Fong Universe Building, No. 1800 Zhongshan Road West, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
  • Lead Designer: Jingze Li
  • Design Team: Guo Xiang, Yu Qian, Zeyuan Chen
  • Area: 120.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Yifei Xu
© Yifei Xu © Yifei Xu

Text description provided by the architects. The reversal brought by emotions in the atmosphere create a balance state in two areas.

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In the public space, a large number of steelgrids convey a sense of order generated byrule making. The light beam diffusing across the grids in particular spot and distance creates depression, an idle state when the consciousness is shackled.

© Yifei Xu © Yifei Xu

Another kind of restraint attached to the material itself is what we want to release. The reversal caused by emotions refers to the relaxation of solitude and dialogue in public areas.

© Yifei Xu © Yifei Xu

In the office space, the blank, openness,

© Yifei Xu
© Yifei Xu
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The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

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© FangFang Tian © FangFang Tian
  • Architects: NAN Architects
  • Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China
  • Architect In Charge: Xu Nan
  • Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu Cheng, Wenyu Wang
  • Area: 1500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: FangFang Tian
  • Structural Consultant: Zhun Zhang
  • Collaborator: VANSN
  • Curtain Wall Consultant: Zhejiang Zhongnan
  • Interior Design: LSDCASA
  • Landscape Design: LANDAU
© FangFang Tian © FangFang Tian

Text description provided by the architects. TOD International New City sales office is an experimental architecture piece designed by NAN Architects. The project is located next to the S1 Railway Technology City Station, at the intersection of Wenzhou Avenue and Yongle Road. It is an undeveloped land. The site is divided into north and south two parts, by the commercial street leading to the railway. The project is located on the northwest side of the site, facing the railway, surrounded by multi-level commercial streets, subway stations, parking lots and other functional areas.

© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
Analysis diagram
© FangFang Tian
Structure diagram
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The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

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© FangFang Tian © FangFang Tian
  • Architects: NAN Architects
  • Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China
  • Architect In Charge: Xu Nan
  • Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu Cheng, Wenyu Wang
  • Area: 1500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: FangFang Tian
  • Structural Consultant: Zhun Zhang
  • Collaborator: VANSN
  • Curtain Wall Consultant: Zhejiang Zhongnan
  • Interior Design: LSDCASA
  • Landscape Design: LANDAU
© FangFang Tian © FangFang Tian

Text description provided by the architects. TOD International New City sales office is an experimental architecture piece designed by NAN Architects. The project is located next to the S1 Railway Technology City Station, at the intersection of Wenzhou Avenue and Yongle Road. It is an undeveloped land. The site is divided into north and south two parts, by the commercial street leading to the railway. The project is located on the northwest side of the site, facing the railway, surrounded by multi-level commercial streets, subway stations, parking lots and other functional areas.

© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
Analysis diagram
© FangFang Tian
Structure diagram
© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
© FangFang Tian
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Jiaxing Qixing Joyful Rural Complex Exhibition Center / Antao Group · ZAN

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Terrace plants form different spaces. Image © Xiao Wang Terrace plants form different spaces. Image © Xiao Wang
  • Architects: Antao Group · ZAN
  • Location: Xiangtan Road, Qixing Street, Nanhu District, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Architect In Charge: Xiaofei Zhu
  • Design Team: Qing Ma, Han Wu, Zhan Pang, Xiaoyu Li
  • Developer: Jiaxing Xiyue Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Area: 2000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Xiao Wang
Xiyue Center inside an organic farm. Image © Xiao Wang Xiyue Center inside an organic farm. Image © Xiao Wang
It is not an improvisation of experimental architecture, but an instance, aiming at the upgrading space in the countryside. After Chinese cities experienced a rapid progress in construction, accompanying with a lot of disappointments and problems, Chinese architects begin to appear cautious when they treat with rural construction. If it is believed that contemporary urbanization in China could mostly learn something from western foreign, then the construction of countryside is believed undefined.
Facade. Image © Xiao Wang Facade. Image © Xiao Wang
Elevation Elevation

Under such time

Facade detail. Image © Xiao Wang
Spacious entrance hall for holding different events. Image © Xiao Wang
The development of the space
Various spaces suits for gallery and performance. Image © Xiao Wang
After three months renovation, the new multifunction spaces are formed. Image © Xiao Wang
One square meter unit with 3D landscape. Image © Xiao Wang
Modulus unit is the basic form the center's space
Dining space_dining tables. Image © Xiao Wang
Market space. Image © Xiao Wang
A part of the center. Image © Xiao Wang
Dining space. Image © Xiao Wang
The "level-up" design suits the agricultural context. Image © Xiao Wang
Some part of the center remains for further expansion. Image © Xiao Wang
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Red Wall Café / B336 Design Group

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© Eric Zhang © Eric Zhang
  • Architects: B336 Design Group
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Lead Architects: Wen Liang, Tiezhu Li, Junqing Xie, Yun Zhou, Kaiyu Guo
  • Area: 205.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Eric Zhang, Jiaxi Zhao
© Eric Zhang © Eric Zhang

Text description provided by the architects. Time Story is a narrative space designed for Red Wall Café on Jing Shan Xi Street, Beijing, by B336 Design Group. During the design, we extracted five scenes From Beijng native’s homes, and hoped the color and other elements from these scenes would rouse the inner memories from everyone, then to construct an image world overlapped with themselves and external environment.

© Eric Zhang © Eric Zhang

Red Wall Café locates in the west side of Jing Shan Xi Street, in where the native people has lived for decades, even generations, and they remain living the old way. After the last street remediation, many stores except Red Wall

Axonometric
© Eric Zhang
© Eric Zhang
Concept Diagram
© Eric Zhang
Concept Diagram
© Eric Zhang
© Eric Zhang
Concept Diagram
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© Eric Zhang
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Shangjia Maker Space II / HUA Architects

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Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun
  • Interiors Designers: HUA Architects
  • Location: No.1 Changkong Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Patent Of Movable Multifunctional Partition: HUA Architects
  • Area: 2441.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Haiting Sun
  • Interior Design: GOA LOKON
  • Structural Design: Su Liu / Shouang Architects
  • Lighting Design: HUAH
  • Engineering Design: Xiaoyan Chang, Yunfeng Chang
  • Architectural Ecological Technology Consultation: Deyin Zhang/ Department of Building Technology and Science of School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
  • Clients: Excellent Fashion CO.,LTD
Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun
Space Design
This project is located on the first and second floors in a multi-storey plant building with a depth of up to 24 meters and a floor height of only 3.6 meters. The original building for maker space features poor lighting and ventilation, and the design begins with analysis of lighting and ventilation.
Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun

According to analysis of

Lobby. Image © Haiting Sun
Lighting and setting. Image © Haiting Sun
Comparison of different ventilation schemes
Different organ's life span in the space
Second floor office space. Image © Haiting Sun
Entrance. Image © Haiting Sun
Lighting and setting. Image © Haiting Sun
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Treasure House of Shanghai Himalaya Art Museum / Shan Xiang Architectural

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Traditional "Hui Pai" atrium. Image © Wenjie Hu Traditional "Hui Pai" atrium. Image © Wenjie Hu
  • Electrical, Water Supply & Drainage Design: Li Ma
Atrium as reception and meeting space. Image © Wenjie Hu Atrium as reception and meeting space. Image © Wenjie Hu

Text description provided by the architects. The Treasure House is located in the Art Gallery of the Himalaya Center in Pudong, Shanghai. The building was designed by the famous Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and is a famous building in China.

Atrium space. Image © Wenjie Hu Atrium space. Image © Wenjie Hu
Round atrium ceiling. Image © Wenjie Hu Round atrium ceiling. Image © Wenjie Hu

The Treasure House is a Qing Dynasty residence from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi. The specific initial construction period can not be verified. The part shipped to Shanghai is only the wooden structure

Atrium view from second floor window. Image © Wenjie Hu
Section
Gallery space based on the old house wing. Image © Wenjie Hu
Second floor exhibition cabinet. Image © Wenjie Hu
Second floor space. Image © Wenjie Hu
Entrance lobby. Image © Wenjie Hu
Mountain, river, bamboo, tile. Image © Wenjie Hu
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Treasure House of Shanghai Himalaya Art Museum / Shan Xiang Architectural

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Traditional "Hui Pai" atrium. Image © Wenjie Hu Traditional "Hui Pai" atrium. Image © Wenjie Hu
  • Electrical, Water Supply & Drainage Design: Li Ma
Atrium as reception and meeting space. Image © Wenjie Hu Atrium as reception and meeting space. Image © Wenjie Hu

Text description provided by the architects. The Treasure House is located in the Art Gallery of the Himalaya Center in Pudong, Shanghai. The building was designed by the famous Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and is a famous building in China.

Atrium space. Image © Wenjie Hu Atrium space. Image © Wenjie Hu
Round atrium ceiling. Image © Wenjie Hu Round atrium ceiling. Image © Wenjie Hu

The Treasure House is a Qing Dynasty residence from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi. The specific initial construction period can not be verified. The part shipped to Shanghai is only the wooden structure

Atrium view from second floor window. Image © Wenjie Hu
Section
Gallery space based on the old house wing. Image © Wenjie Hu
Second floor exhibition cabinet. Image © Wenjie Hu
Second floor space. Image © Wenjie Hu
Entrance lobby. Image © Wenjie Hu
Mountain, river, bamboo, tile. Image © Wenjie Hu
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Tian Han Cultural Park / WCY Regional Studio

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College of Art. Image © Li Yao College of Art. Image © Li Yao
  • Architects: WCY Regional Studio
  • Location: Changsha, Hunan, China
  • Architect In Charge: Chunyu Wei, Bin Huang
  • Design Team: Chang Lyu, Sheng Ouyang, Yuxing Wang, Zhichuan You, Ziwei Gu, Peng Fan, Chu Li, Wenhao Guo, Qin Li, Jianan Wang, Xinrui Dong, Tong Liu, Min Yang, Shuai Yin, Lijun Huang
  • Area: 12432.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Li Yao, Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio), Jing Qi
  • Mep: Institute of MEP of Hunan University Design intitute Co ., LTD
  • Landscape Architecture: SLF Landscape Architecture Co ., LTD
  • Ancient Building: Hubei Hongfengye Landscape Architecture Co ., LTD
  • Interior Design: Changsha Shima Space Co ., LTD
  • Client: People's Government of Guoyuan Town, Changsha County
College of Art. Image © Li Yao College of Art. Image © Li Yao

Text description provided by the architects. Tian Han is the lyricist of Chinese national anthem, the pioneer and principal founder of the development of Chinese modern

College of Art. Image © Li Yao
General layout plan
College of Art. Image © Li Yao
Art Gallery. Image © Jing Qi
Art Gallery. Image © Li Yao
College of Art. Image © Li Yao
College of Art. Image © Li Yao
College of Art_Axonometric
College of Art. Image © Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio)
Art Gallery. Image © Jing Qi
Art Gallery_Section
Art Gallery. Image © Jing Qi
Opera Street_Aerial View
Opera Street. Image © Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio)
Opera Street. Image © Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio)
Visitor Service Center & Hotel. Image © Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio)
Vistor Service Center & Hotel_Decompostition Drawing
Visitor Service Center & Hotel. Image © Biao Hu(Digital Photography Studio)
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CO2 Pavilion Beijing / Superimpose Architecture

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© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd. © Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd. © Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.

Text description provided by the architects. Superimpose Architecture designed the CO2 Pavilion for the Beijing Design Week 2018 as an enclosed place for isolation and contemplation from urban chaos, and as a tridimensional projection screen for multidisciplinary performances on the multi-layered exterior. Ultimately architecture, music, visual art and light art work hand-in hand to consolidate awareness about the conditions of the cities we inhabit.

© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd. © Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.

During the 10th edition of the international Beijing Design Week event, Superimpose Architecture is invited by the Yan Jing Lane community to design a site-specific

Section
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
© Beijing Shardisland Technology Co., Ltd.
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Deepsea Coffee / Knowhere Studio

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© Yixiang Wang © Yixiang Wang
  • Interiors Designers: Knowhere Studio
  • Location: Shop 10, Building 25, Binjiang Junyuan, Zhangguanying Road, Panlong District, Kunming, Yunnan, China
  • Architect In Charge: Nan Yang
  • Design Team: Nan Yang, Yunlong Lu, Yi Wu, Zhengwei Song, Min Peng , Jian Gao
  • Participants: Yunnan Fulong Design Office Co., Ltd
  • Area: 164.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Yixiang Wang
Facade. Image © Yixiang Wang Facade. Image © Yixiang Wang

Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in Binjiang Junyuan District, Zhangguanying Road, Panlong District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province. Binjiang Junyuan is the former Zhangguanying Village and Zhangguanying Flea Market. It is one of the largest urban villages in Kunming's Second Ring Road. Now it has been transformed into a large-planned urban residential area based on the city. There are not only a few large urban complexes, but also several primary and secondary schools, office and business districts, which give a huge young

Deepsea coffee. Image © Yixiang Wang
Second floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
First floor plan
© Yixiang Wang
First floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
Second floor space. Image © Yixiang Wang
© Yixiang Wang
Light Reflect stairs. Image © Yixiang Wang
© Yixiang Wang
First floor bar counter. Image © Yixiang Wang
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Xiangcheng District Planning Exhibition Hall / Lacime Architects

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Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
  • Architects: Lacime Architects
  • Location: East of Suzhou North Railway Station, Nantiancheng Road, Suzhou, China
  • Architect In Charge: Hu Cheng
  • Design Team: Dezhen Kong, Zhihao Jin
  • Area: 6030.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Shengliang Su, Qilin Zhang
  • Interior Design: Quan Huang, G-Art Design
  • Interior Designer: Quan Huang
  • Client: Futureland Group
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su

Text description provided by the architects. Suzhou is a cultural city with history of more than 2500 years. It not only creates rich material wealth-being for the Chinese nation, but also writes a brilliant chapter about the excellent traditional culture. Suzhou has the reputation of the most majestic scenery in the southeast China, also its architecture is featured as “Elegance and Grace”.

Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su

Planning Exhibition Hall is located in the east of Suzhou North Railway Station, which is an open

Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Sketch
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Interior. Image © Qilin Zhang
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
Exterior. Image © Shengliang Su
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Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture / United Design U10 Atelier

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Streetscape of the complex. Image © Guangyuan Zhang Streetscape of the complex. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
  • Architects: United Design U10 Atelier
  • Location: Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, China
  • Leading Designers: Haiwei Yu, Yue Xie
  • Architecture Designers: Jing Wang, Tao Niu, Yuli Guo, Tianyou Pan, Zhaoyu Yan, Lei, Qinzhu Yang, Lu Shi, Qipeng Zhu
  • Area: 58300.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Guangyuan Zhang
  • Landscape Designers: Lixiu Shi, Lei Gong
  • Project Construction: Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture’s Office of Reconstruction, Xinjiang
  • Project Text: Yuli Guo, Tao Niu
The indoor corridor. Image © Guangyuan Zhang The indoor corridor. Image © Guangyuan Zhang

Text description provided by the architects. Changji Cultural Media Center in Xinjiang is a modern architectural complex mainly functioning as a mass media center, into which broadcast and television program producing, broadcasting and transmitting are integrated, also administrative office and information service spaces are included. Comprehensively, a library and a theater are set in this complex. Based on local conditions and essential functions, the project is

Site plan
Rammed-earth-building image with plain architectural language. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
The architectural complex. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
Inlaid open space of the complex. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
Information plaza. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
Hall of the library. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
Facade details. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
Semi-outdoor space and the plaza. Image © Guangyuan Zhang
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Wuhan Tencent R&D Center / IDEAL

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Northern side stairs. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography) Northern side stairs. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
  • Architects: Ideal
  • Location: No.1 Tencent Road, Jiangxia District, Wuhan, China
  • Design Team: Jin Luo, Xiaoliang Zhang, Zhenzhou Yang, Lei Bai, Fei Cheng, Haiyan Sun, Dan Zhou
  • Area: 22000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Exterior. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography) Exterior. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)

Text description provided by the architects. The five-story building along the lake side is a wide mirrored pool. The building is like a modern sculpture, standing in the majestic atmosphere of the pool and the lake. The combination of a variety of floors and a rich terrace space further enhances the dialogue with the lake.

Atrium. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography) Atrium. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)

To further emphasize the interaction between people, architecture and nature, a huge atrium space called the “Canyon” is built into the office building along the lake side. The fence

Southern side stairs. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
© Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
© Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Installation. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Lobby. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Dining hall. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Dining hall. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Dining hall. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Atrium. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
Terrace. Image © Bin Zhao (Unique Architecture Photography)
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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Artificial Island Port / ECADI

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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao
  • Architects: ECADI
  • Location: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Zhuhai Port Artificial Island, Hong Kong
  • Chief Architects: Jianxiang Guo (General Director of Project Design, Professor-level Senior Engineer, Vice President and Senior Member of Institute of Chinese Architects in Architectural Society of China, Professional Chief Engineer of Arcplus, Vice President and general architect of ECADI), Wai Xia, Shang Xiang
  • Area: 1140000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Feng Shao
  • Architectural Technician: Jianxiang Guo, Wai Xia, Shang Xiang, Xiaofei Fu, Chen Ji, Xie Xi, Han Yu, Jianmin Ren, Shenglong Pan, Guangwei Zhang, Jinyan Zhang, Shuang Gao, Shiming Shen, Shi Hu, Wanyu Chen
  • Structure Engineer: Wenwei Jiang, Jian Zhou, Yaokang Zhang, Ruifeng Wang, Jinshen Fu
  • Hvac Heating Ventilating And Air Conditioning: Yan Lu, Weijun Ma, Linghong Wu
  • Water Supply And Drainage: Yang Xu, Dong Xu, Liangcai Sun, Pingping Guan
  • Electrical Engineer: Minjie Shao, Weihong Wang, Jun Yin,
    Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Macao Port. Image © Feng Shao
    Zhuhai Port. Image © Feng Shao
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Cat Café TRYST / Knowhere Studio

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ladder in the second floor. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang ladder in the second floor. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
Facade. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang Facade. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang

Text description provided by the architects. This cat café locates in the famous Tianzifang commercial area in Shanghai, it’s only has a narrow door connects with the street, main using space are located on the second and third floor. It’s not a typical commercial space design, it’s a renovation project of the old housing. Cats are the main users of the whole space every day. To provide a comfortable and playable space for cats and provide a chilling space for customers are the design target.

© Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang

The original second and third floor is a simple space with really rough wall

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© Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
Floor plan
© Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
Stair case from the second to the third floor. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
© Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
Playing are on the wall. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
Resting area on the third floor. Image © Qingling Zheng, Shijie Zhang
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