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Old June 8th, 2012, 10:50 AM   #341
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amazing sanya projects and the new resorts and hotels ?
Yes. It's a resort/hotel/entertainment center/studio rolled...

I think Mainland Chinese, HK and Taiwanese celebs should be excited for this. There's no need to shift to the big cities for wardrobes and food...
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Old June 8th, 2012, 09:55 PM   #342
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Tuesday June 5, 2012

Vincent Tan’s dream of world’s largest shopping centre to come true

Made In China by CHOW HOW BAN
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WHEN Tan Sri Vincent Tan’s Berjaya Corporation bought a vast farmland in Hebei province’s Yanjiao, about 38km from Beijing, 10 years ago, the Malaysian tycoon knew exactly what type of development they wanted to establish there.

His vision to build the world’s largest all-in-one shopping mall in the area is not far from reality.

The first phase of the five billion yuan (RM2.35bil) Great Mall of China project, comprising a retail mall, an indoor water theme park, a family theme park and an extreme park, will be completed in March next year and scheduled to open in October.


Work in progress: Construction work being carried out at the first phase of the mall project in Yanjiao.

There will be an extension of a cinema and pedestrian street in the first phase. In total, phase one covers 796,529 sq m.

The second and third phases will consist of a convention centre, that can accommodate 10,000 people, a 2,000-seat capa*city theatre, another retail building, office blocks, an aquarium, sports centre, hotel and service apartments.

The entire project, with a total built-up area of 1.84 million sq m, is expected to be completed in March 2017.

“From the very beginning, we told the government officials (from Yanjiao and Hebei) that we will build them a mall which is bigger than the Mall of America in the United States,” said Tan in a recent interview.

“We showed them the Mall of America and the West Edmonton Mall in Canada to give them an idea of the type of mall that we were planning to build. At that time, we were in the midst of finishing Berjaya Times Square (in Kuala Lumpur),” he added


Inviting: An artist impression of the Great Mall of China.

Berjaya Corporation has kept a low profile with its foray into China. Only recently, the company announced news of the mall project.

The company developed a French Village and Les OE residential projects near the mall site in 2001 and invested in a wastewater treatment plant and a sanitary landfill in Foshan city in southern China in 2008.

Besides, the company also has interests in 24quan.com, a website that features discounted gift vouchers, and Beijing Zhongcai Printing Co Ltd.

Tan believes that the reputation of being the largest mall would attract people from all over China and the world to the Great Mall of China.

“A mall of this size can only be built in China where there is a huge population.

“If you do not have enough people, it will not be economically viable to construct something of this magnitude,” he said

“From our experience with Ber*jaya Times Square, we will try to tailor this shopping mall like a resort. Great Mall of China will be the biggest in the world unless somebody is crazier than us,” he added

Berjaya (China) Great Mall Co Ltd chief executive officer Kevin Tan said the mall was inspired by both the West Edmonton Mall and Mall of America.

“Both are called destination malls. They are located on the outskirts but still have high traffic as they draw many shoppers from the nearby cities. That’s what we want to do with the Great Mall of China,” he said.

Kevin said that with the mall strategically located within the radius of Beijing, Tianjin and other Hebei cities, its catchment population would be as many as 100 million people.

He said one of the highlights of the mall would be the coaster rides, which include the SkyLoop and Pretzel Coaster, that would scale up to 60m or approximately 17 storeys.

The three indoor theme parks covers about 80,000 sq m and cater to all age groups.

“We will try to transport visitors to a different world at the theme parks. There are many shopping malls in Beijing but one with the whole package is still not available.

“We know that the world’s largest mall is currently the South China Mall in Dongguan. But the mall is not really doing well and we hope to do better,” Kevin Tan said.

He hoped that the light-rail transit line, which now stops at Tongzhou in the east of Beijing, would extend to Yanjiao as this would make travel to the shopping mall much easier for Beijing residents.

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Old June 9th, 2012, 01:20 PM   #343
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Mixed Using Building(Office and Restaurant) in Jinhua City/金华, Zhejiang Provicne, Eastern China.



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Architects: SAKO Architects (a Beijing-based Practise found by some young japanese architects)
Location: Jinhua, China
Project Team: Keiichiro Sako, Yoko Fujii, Jiye Zhang
Project Area: 13,421 sqm
Photographs: Misae Hiromatsu

‘CUBE TUBE’ consists of an office building and a restaurant building in the new Economic Development Zone in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province. As the entrance of the EDZ, there was a strong requirement for the buildings to act as the landmark in this area. Most buildings around this place are based on [Tei Kanmuri] style. To make a contrast, we wanted to design something as simple as two blocks. ‘CUBE TUBE’ came from this simple idea. One is 32 meters square office Building, named ‘CUBE’. And the other is 55 meters square restaurant building named ‘TUBE’. They are placed in a grid area with hundreds of trees.
‘CUBE’ is a central core typed office building with ninth floors. The client requested that the working areas should be individual; the building had to be airiness and had to have good natural lighting in the central part of the building. The first request is not difficult. However, the other two requests conflict with general forms. In order to achieve the client demand, we designed corridors, like a ‘cross’ cutting the central building to parts. The corridors connected to the terraces installed on each side, East, West, South and North. Therefore, we managed to let wind and light brought into the centre of the building.
There are three sizes of terraces. We used varies heights and widths to make them different. The terraces are placed randomly to make a complex and rich pattern in the ‘CUBE’.
Aluminum panel covers the outside walls of ‘CUBE’. Transparent, grey and black colours of glass are adopted for the ‘TUBE’. Randomly placed terraces lessen the effects of the floor slabs to articulate the facade, thereby emphasizing the simple forms of the Cube and the Tube. All of these factors make the two simple blocks become a landmark facility in this area.
A square module with 550mm a side is applied for furniture, fittings, the surface and the outdoor facilities. The number 550mm is induced from the half height of the handrail. This module connects everyone related and plays the role of a common language.





































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What a disaster to fit curtains in those rooms!
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In Progress: Wuzhen Theater / Artech Architects

Architect: Artech Architects – Kris Yao
Location: Zhejiang, China
Clients: Wuzhen Tourism Development Co., Ltd
Design Team: Taipei: Kuo-Chien Shen, Winnie Wang, Wen-Li Liu, Jake Sun, Andy Chang, Kevin Lin, Shanghai: Wen-Hong Chu, Fei-Chun Ying, Nai-Wen Cheng, Chu-Yi Hsu, Qi-Shen Wu, Jane jiang, Lei Feng
Architect of Record: Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design & Research Co. Ltd
Total Floor Area: 21,750 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Artech Architects

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Anhui Broadcasting & TV Centre Updates, Hefei, Anhui Province, Central China



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Architects: NDA New Design Architecture
Location: Hefei, Anhui Province, China
Study Type: Architectural Design
Main Architect: Emmanuel Delarue
Site Area: 133,314 sqm
Building Area: 320,000 sqm
Delivery Date: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of NDA New Design Architecture

NDA Builds Asia’s Largest Stage
NDA designs Anhui Broadcasting & TV Centre; the 301-meter high tower is considered to be the largest tower ever designed by a French architect in China. Following an international competition in 2009, NDA was selected as the finalist for the design of the Anhui Broadcasting and TV Centre. Located at the south end of Swan Lake in the new commercial and administrative heart of Hefei, Anhui’s capital city, the Centre will provide signature space for the region’s largest television producer and become the highest observation point of the region. When completed, the iconic tower will rise above the Anhui skyline, making it the largest tower ever designed by a French architect in China.

NDA’s design concept is inspired from the cultural character of paper scrolls and calligraphy, with the curves of the centre’s façade giving the building an iconic and airy feeling. In the design, the NDA team sought to understand how to optimize the connections among the different functions of the work spaces, working closely with the stakeholders who will occupy the office space, from the broadcasting and production teams to the management.

Careful attention was given to the circulation between the buildings and open areas, with many of the lobbies and public space allowing for multi-functional uses. “Our intention was to build a cultural landmark for Anhui in a contemporary style that would restore the province’s cultural heritage, while meeting highly technical and specific requirements of the TV and the Broadcasting industry”, says Emmanuel Delarue, CEO and Chief Architect of NDA Architecture.

The lower part of the tower shelters all the broadcasting studios, the multimedia companies, the technical and services area and a 400 sqm theatre whose stage is the widest ever in China. The offices are located in the upper part of the media tower. The first construction phase was completed in October 2011. When completed in 2013, the Tower will provide an observation area open to the public.

























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The cube building is trippy as ****! Awesome and what a contrast with the surroundings!
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Old June 13th, 2012, 02:49 AM   #349
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@little universe: Any idea when in 2013 Anhui TV Broadcast Center will start its formal operations?
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(DALIANNEWS)- A 518-meter-tall skyscraper, which will eventually be the tallest building in Northeast China, is under construction in the Donggang business district of Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China’s Liaoning Province, June 4, 2012.

As one of the city’s landmark projects, the high-rise with an estimated investment of over 8 billion yuan, takes up a building area of about 574,000 square meters.

The building will serve a variety of functions, serving as a super-platinum five-star seaview hotel, an office building with headquarters of the World and China’s Top 500 Enterprises, a world top class luxuries shopping mall, a seaview apartment, a club for financers as well as a tourist destination.

The skyscraper will also become the world’s fourth tallest building and the third tallest one in China after the construction, according to the report.
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Yellow River Art Centre, Yinchuan City/银川, Capital of Ningxia, NW China.



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Architects: Waa (We Architech Anonymous)
Location: Yinchuan, China
Local Architect: Ningxia Architecture Research and Design Institute
Function: Contempory Art Museum + Sculpture Park
Site Area: 15,000 sqm
Construction Start: Summer 2012
Construction Ends: Winter 2013
Open to Public: Spring 2014


Designed by Waa (We Architech Anonymous), the Yinchuan Art museum will be the first project developed within this new arts district centre. The project is named the yellow river art centre (YRAC) due to its close proximity to the yellow river which has been coined ‘the cradle of Chinese civilization’ by previous generations that helped protect and provide for early settlers. Located within 20km of the city centre, the main function of their design will be to knit subsequent communities together enhancing the well-being of future local social infrastructure. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Frequent flooding over the last millennia has illustrated its destructive capacity and volatile character, which can be observed through satellite imagery which alludes to the rivers ever changing, shifting location depositing huge volumes of sediment and debris in the process in and around the Yinchuan area. The museum will be fundamental to the character and vibrancy of the community one we must run in parallel with the architectural ambition of the scheme.

Millennia has passed since the Yellow river shifted course passing through the site between dynasties of the Han and the Qing leaving the land in its current state as a now protected wetland. A narrative unfolds demanding movement and tension and the museum’s architecture is pinpointed. Focusing on the modern study of geomorphology (an observation of natural land formations), and harnessing the identity and perceived power of the yellow river and its shifting locations we drew inspiration of the architecture by its resulting impact of erosion on the landscape. Sediment and top soil layers formed parallel to the surface over millennia are now removed. A natural occurrence known as “unloading” now goes to work changing the geological landscape pressures released on underlying rock allows shifts upwards the result of which, we can observe as undulations and distortions in the initially parallel sediment layers to become waves over the design of the surface skin of this building.

The Museum’s massing becomes a diagram of these geological forces visible in the sedimentary creases abundant on the facade. Using parametric techniques we were able to visualise these layers and texturise the facade to implant an identity which echoes time through its weathering. If the facades creases speak as documented time through material sedimentation. The gradual shift of the yellow river through our site has spanned the whole length of Chinese civilization which can be seen dwarfed in comparison to the rivers existence. Emulating these natural landform processes frees a language intrinsically linked with ‘Place’ while hinting of this ‘place’ as a time before human history. This Experiment with an abstracted ‘Growth’ of a building has taken the form of accentuating the landscape, creating distinct man made insertions to augment the existing topography and give the museum its identity.

Approaching the Building a large internal atrium occupies the space left over from a notional fracture shifting the building into two pieces. The City entrance is a carved “weathered” facade cavernous stretching the full height of the building within this space a large entrance and circulation atrium contains two large open contempory galleries, with the capacity to exhibit large sculpture and installations on the entire basement level. Throughout the gallery the visitor experiences differing gallery spaces which will provide a varied experience and provide functional flexibility and a varied palette with which the curatorial team can work, catering for the display of work in an intimate, traditional as well as a large public spectacle capacity. Moving upwards into the building towards two large galleries on level 3 will provide the thematic collection specific content. The Museum will integrate strong educational functions along with lecture theatre, Library workshop and classrooms located at different levels within the building complex. We hope through this combination of Commerce/Education and Gallery for strong integration of local communities, and to be a physical platform supporting the careers of young established artists along with the creation of a new multinational student body. The visitor descends to an elevated display deck on the second floor before entering the permanent collection room exiting through the landscape entrance and the gallery restaurant. Within the landscaping of the plot which occupies the boundary between a vast swath of Wetland Park and the gallery completes the journey with the visitor in a sculpture park. The route directs towards the artist village compound to the East.

The Museum is constructed with GRC (Glass reinforced concrete) technologies never before utilized at this scale previously before within China. This construction technique allows for the seamless transition of Data from computer added modeling programs to fabrication, removing human error from the construction process. Our finalized computer model was analyzed and using CNC milling machines each panel was fabricated as a form to which concrete was poured with fiber-glass to create a very thin strong mould. These will then be constructed on site and sealed to give a seamless finish. There are many advantages to GRC its light durable and strong these allow us to reduce super structure to avoid unnecessary wastage in materials.














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The cube building is trippy as ****! Awesome and what a contrast with the surroundings!
Don't worry, the building is used primarily for commercial and office purposes...

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NW China city to usher in subways
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LANZHOU, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu province, will kick off construction on a subway network next month, the city's mayor said Wednesday.

The remote city, which sits on the upper reaches of the Yellow River and is sandwiched by craggy mountains to the east and west, will be the second northwest China city to have a subway system after Xi'an, Mayor Yuan Zhanting said at a press conference.

"Lanzhou's urban railway construction plan has been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission, and construction will begin in early July," he said.

The planned urban railway network will consist of six subway lines running 207 km, Yuan said.

Three of the subway lines, coded Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3, will extend 90 km in the city proper, while the three outer lines, coded Line 4, Line 5 and Line 6, will run 117 km, connecting the city center with Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport, Yuzhong county and Gaolan county, respectively.

The first two lines will cost about 23 billion yuan (3.6 billion U.S. dollars) and be completed by 2020, said Yuan.

The fast-growing population and ever-increasing amount of motor vehicles have made building subways in Lanzhou essential, he said.

The city has a population of 3.6 million.
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Tibet launches $4.7B tourism park construction
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LHASA -- Construction has begun on a 30-billion-yuan ($4.7 billion) culture and tourism park in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region.

The park, with a planned area of 800 hectares 2 km from downtown Lhasa, is expected to be completed in three to five years, said Ma Xinming, deputy mayor of Lhasa city, as the building project launched on Sunday. The park is designed to improve Tibet's tourism credentials and be a landmark of its cultural industry, Ma said.

It will include attractions themed around Princess Wencheng, daughter of Emperor Li Shimin of the prosperous Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), who married Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo when she was 16. The princess, along with a dowry consisting of numerous treasures, books, golden furniture and medical equipment, traveled 3,000 km to her new home.
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China-Swiss eco project to be built
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An eco-industrial park will be built in Zhenjiang city, Jiangsu province, as a strategic cooperation project between the Chinese and Swiss governments, officials at the second Sino-Swiss Economic Forum said on July 10.

On Monday, the Federal Councilor of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann signed a Memorandum of Understanding with his Chinese counterpart, Minister Chen Deming, to build the park.

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French practice wins competition for one of the largest shopping malls in China

Construction has begun on one of the largest duty-free shopping facilities in the world: Haitang Bay International Shopping Center in Sanya, Hainan Island. The Chinese retail venue has been designed by VALODE ET PISTRE ARCHITECTE (VP Architectes), a French firm specialising in large-scale public buildings and centres of business. The client for the project is China International Travel Service Limited.

The undulating glass form of the shopping centre is described by the architects thus: “The design inspiration comes from the Haitang Bay flower, the symbol of Sanya. From the flower concept comes the overall master plan distribution and as well the organic and free form shape of the key buildings.”

This concept of the Haitang Bay flower arches over the entire project, encasing two separate retail buildings in an organic glass shell with undulating roofscape formed of glass and aluminium panels. In the centre of this is a large entranceway spanning 50m supported by a series of 35m high steel arches.

Within the 125,000 sq m complex, a vast number of top-end and flagship stores are clustered around thematic inner courtyards with latticework voids which extend down from the glazed roof. Central inner atria are designed to maximise natural lighting and improve building natural ventilation.

The main building double-skin facade is facing the city street and, in order to offer the maximum visibility to the flagship stores in the front, it has been designed using full glazing structural glass facade. The rest of the facade all over the buildings is a composition of glass panels for showcase and full aluminum panels.

The location of the retail venue is in a popular international tourism part of Sanya, populated with a multitude of luxury hotels. Externally the Haitang Bay International Shopping Centre is connected to the coast by a 50m public axis, drawing in tourists from this buzzing seaside walk. Completion is scheduled for 2014.

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Church of Seed, Huizhou City/惠州, Guangdong Province, Southern China.






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Location: Huizhou, Guangdong, China
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Fai Au, Iwan Baan
Project Area: 280.0 sqm
Site Area: 1,200 sqm

Church of Seed is located at Luofu Mountain Scenery District – one of the seven famous Taoist Mountains in China. Although there are various kinds of Taoist and Buddhist temples in this district, western religious element has not yet been found. Besides developing private houses, the client in this project intends to develop a small church for the surrounding village people in order to widen the spectrum of religious culture. This church provides not only a worship and meditation space for Christians, but also a recreational and gathering place for the surrounding village people. The message of religious culture is communicated subtly through the play of light and shadow in this architecture.

Situated within the beautiful landscape of Luofu Mountain, Church of Seed has an area of 280m2 and can accommodate 60 people. The design concept is triggered by the form of a seed – a famous metaphorical element in the Gospel stories. A curve line follows the outline of a seed and marks the enclosing wall element. The curve is then split into three parts, and three entries are formed at where the curve wall splits: the south east facing wall has a cross shape opening which introduces morning sun into the interior; the west facing wall is solid and blocking the afternoon sun; the north facing wall is thicken to accommodate toilet facility. The stepping roof terrace allows diffuse northern daylight into the interior and provides a dramatic headroom increment (3 – 12 meters) from the main entrance towards the worshiping space. Visitors can walk up to the stepping roof terrace, arrive at the observation deck and enjoy the distant view of mountain and water.

rch of Seed has a raw, natural and non-decorative material language. The main structure is constructed by in-situ concrete with bamboo formworks. In-situ concrete construction is economically sound and practical for local builders. The bamboo texture left on the concrete surface reduces the massiveness of concrete wall and harmonizes with the surrounding trees and green landscape. Plus the transparent windows and doors, and the handmade bamboo furniture by local farmers, the presence of the church is humble and close to village life.

Although a seed is the starting point of this design, the church does not intend to literally illustrate its image. The abstract form and space of the church is conveyed through the play of light, shadow, material and texture. This is not a piece of architecture which purely celebrates its sculptural form, but a building which respects the natural environment and local culture




































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Seems that this small church is build using eco-friendly building materials...
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Tongjiang Recycled Brick School / Rufwork

Architects: Rufwork – Joshua Bolchover, John Lin
Location: Jiangxi, China
Project Team: Christiane Lange, Jess Lumley, Mariane Quadros de Souza, Anna Wan
Project Manager: Maggie Ma
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 1,096 sqm
Photographs: Rufwork

Tongjiang Primary School is located in Jianxi Province, south-east China. The charity World Vision commissioned Joshua Bolchover and John Lin at The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Architecture, to design a new school building at no additional cost to a typical school building found in China. These buildings are generic two story buildings with open balconies constructed from reinforced concrete and brick infill. Our aim was to work within these constraints to produce a building that responded to the site context and could create unique spatial experiences for learning and social interaction.

The brief was to expand an existing school from 220 children to 450 through the creation of a new building with 11 classrooms to provide a learning hub for a network of rural villages that currently do not have access to education. The school is situated in a rural village of approximately 5000 farmers growing crops of lotus seed and tobacco with yearly incomes of about 1700RMB, ($260 US). Although we are not aware of the exact government plans for the area, it is possible that the village could be subsumed within China’s national drive to urbanise many rural areas, through infrastructure building and factory development, in order to alleviate rural poverty. Around the village there are indicators of this potential change: government planning regulations enforce that all buildings are set back from the road’s edge; old houses are being replaced by new modernized concrete dwellings; and stacks of old materials of brick and tiles line the roadside.

The intention is to make use of these waste materials in the construction of the new school through re-deploying this material in innovative ways. The roof is formed from recycled brick waste and rubble that thickens the roof to provide additional thermal mass cooling the building in summer and retaining heat during the winter. The rubble acts as a substrate for natural greening from wind-blown plants, mosses and lichens.

The roof steps down to join the wall which gradually becomes more open through perforations in the brick patterning. This external skin protects the internal classrooms from excessive solar gain yet allows for natural ventilation through the teaching spaces. The wall and roof form a thickened edge to the street façade allowing the more protected façade to the courtyard to be opened up comprising concrete fins and vertical glazing. The fins vary in size for different functions: thin strips for solar protection and wider C-sections that contain bookshelves within the classrooms.

A key concept is to allow the school to open up for community use and participation. The natural topography of the site is manipulated to create a series of outdoor steps that stretch from the main entrance across the building and through to the courtyard beyond. This creates a protected open air meeting room that is directly accessible from the street. The level change advantageously produces a large assembly hall at ground level that also functions as a community learning space or library.

Through an emphasis on the potential of waste material, simple environmental strategies and the creation of a diversity of learning spaces, both indoor and outdoor, the school is robust and adaptable enough to withstand the potential transformation in the surrounding context.

Source: www.archdaily.com



















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