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Lifestyle Design

Lifestyle Design featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Ormankoy Community Centre

To establish an intersection between Ormankoy Community Centre and the surrounded natural park which is approx. 60.000 sqm, 2 biological ponds in size of total 4000 sqm had been incorporated to project area. Along the design process, it's aimed to form a clean and sleek geometry; a unique – iconic – lasting impact. Surrounded by the natural park, functional gains had met with the requirements by the advantage of having large foot area under the 2 gable roofs lowering to ground level.

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Guangming Public Service

The project is located in Guangming District, Shenzhen city, China. Considering that the planning of Guangming District emphasizes a green city development mode with low impact, the designers suggested that the building set an example to implement the concept. This design intended to break the conservative Taishi Chair-like spatial pattern, with a view to bringing a new image and injecting vitality into the government architecture. The flexible curved plane of the "mountain" creates a relaxing atmosphere.

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Tianjin Zarsion

Architects initially tried to use symbolic architectural language to establish a connection with the historical environment. In terms of layout, the water drop shape is placed diagonally into the site, which not only elongates the moving line from the city interface to the entrance, but also makes the water drop shape more intuitive in front of the eyes. The profound eaves overhang and large area glass applications create a directionless floating roof, which presents a charming tranquility with the swaying shadows of the trees.

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The Shard

Function combines sales office and gallery, The Shard was design to interact with people in an more inclusive and open way. The use of the unit components of the aluminum thousand paper crane on the facade emphasizes its artistry. The desire is to create events for Chongqing city by taking architecture as the carrier, so that to drive the public's sense of participation and interaction, and bring vitality to the community and society.

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Huzhou Cultural and Sports Center

In order to hold the basketball, badminton and karate competitions of the Zhejiang Provincial Games in 2018, and to prepare a preparatory venue for the Hangzhou Asian Games in 2022, Huzhou City selected a grassy triangle island surrounded by water on the south side of the Wuxing District Government Building Venue to build new sports facilities.

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ShuiFa Info Town

Shuifa's four "stones" arrangement design is inspired by Wang Wei's verse of “Rain passes in the pristine mountain, refreshing autumn evening. Moon shines among the pine, clear spring flows on stones”. The main structure is assembled out of white perforated panels, the density of the perforation of the plate gradually changes from top to bottom according to the function of the building interior. More transparency is given to display area, and less for office space. In general, this subtle gradual change in transparancy creates a pure cultural motifs.

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