Chengdu Tianfu Metropolis Planning Hall / AND Studio
Textual content material description provided by the architects. Surrounded by wetlands and forests, the Tianfu New House is positioned alongside south of the Tianfu Avenue, the central axis of Chengdu. With fields, shallow hills, woodlands and rivers spherical， Chengdu Tianfu Metropolis Planning Hall is lighted perched on a wetland hill, mixing in with nature. It’ll flip into the distinctive identification of Tianfu New House.
The design thought is derived from the wild goose flying south and perched on the hill. Lead architect Wang Ning shared his idea “If the construction is just a glass discipline, it may haven’t any presence from a distance, and the extraordinarily reflective glass might be very incongruous in a farmyard. Thus, we wished to create that ‘imaginary’ physique from the outset, like a hen’s feathers which will breathe and through which daylight and sight can cross it.”
In harmony with nature
The underside flooring is elevated and has colonnades beneath the eaves that enterprise outwards to allow for a stroll beneath. The setting up façade adopts a giant house of hidden-frame glass ribbed curtain wall. This extends the surface good view into the within, dissolving the boundary between construction and nature. The within atrium makes use of a patio to usher in pure mild and the within bamboo panorama on the underside flooring permits people to actually really feel surrounded by nature even contained in the setting up. The distant view from the second flooring platform reveals a giant expanse of greenery and the lake. The partially accessible rooftop is an efficient place to get a panoramic view of your whole core house of the Tianfu Cultural and Creative Metropolis. Within the meantime, wanting once more over the Tianfu Avenue, the curved roof is prepared in opposition to the sheltered wetland panorama, similar to the feather of the wild goose.
Localization expression of the material
The ceiling decoration of the roof is taken under consideration from the aspect of low carbon and sustainable improvement. Relying on the custom of Sichuan, the traditional supplies of bamboo has been chosen to be formed into picket bamboo via a model new course of. The modular picket bamboo cross members are mortised and pinned to at least one one other to sort plenty of layers of ambiguous timber physique home. After regular refinement of the structural connections and the final architectural aesthetics, a whole of 20 columns and roughly 30,000 pendants are used to complete the final word influence by the use of cross-over chew hyperlinks.
The design workforce has explored a model new pattern of sunshine improvement on the plains of western Sichuan. Ning Wang says:” I imagine it fits notably correctly with the lifetime of Chengdu people: relaxed, native, vibrant nonetheless not static.”