Chinese Contemporary Architecture by Kai Cui

By Kai Cui

Sixteen amazing modern chinese language architects and groups from a state-owned large-scale layout enterprise and privately owned layout organisations and person studios, are awarded during this ebook. modern chinese language architectural languages and shape, which attach background and this day, with a fusion of chinese language and Western cultures and components, are offered. It documents the constructing highway of latest structure in China with non-stop attempt by way of chinese language architects.

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This design method not only follows the typography, but also an efficient connection of the Huanshan Landscape facing the south and the urban landscape facing the north. Standing on the terrace, the visitors can enjoy the majestic appearance of Huashan Mountain in the south and prosperous city in the north. The design relies on the nature and adopts the modern civilisation, which integrates the nature and civilisation as a harmonious unity. 107 1. Motor vehicle stream line 2. Uphill routeway for battery car 3.

Elevation 3. Section 4. Colonnade, structures and side view of the meeting area 5. Structural relationship between roof overhanging and deformed columns, and light-shadow effect 2 3 4 5 1 68 69 1 3 4 2 70 1. The corridor on water 2. The sky window of the scientific building 3. The round atrium of the tech centre building 4. , Ltd. Construction area: 21,185 sqm Location: Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Completion date: 2010 Photographer: Wei Gang The great Wenchuan earthquake on 12th May, 2008 razed the village of the only Qiang Autonomous County, Beichuan to the ground, which made the old town of Beichuan county become a heap of ruins.

The main space of the architecture is unfolded along an axis of west-east direction, which faces the Youth Lake at the northwest. The zigzag path connects different spatial points, which correspond with the lake scenery, unfolding suppressing resorts again and again. The construction maintains the original trees in the yard, the water penetrating the north and south yards, unifying them together. The grey concrete wall is sealed in the lower part and with colourful holes in the upper part, isolating the disturbance outside and forming the spatial border of the yard meanwhile.

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