Book Bar by Michael Maltzan

JinHua Architecture Park’s Book Bar, designed by Michael Maltzan, expands the important confluence between the book and architecture in Chinese history: in the third century B.C.E., a descendant of the philosopher Confucius concealed several of his texts in a wall when the emperor ordered all Confucian writings burned. The pavilion form pulls its central wall outward into two unequal, cantilevered arms, each concealing within a public space for learning. The smaller wing is perforated by an Read more […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

The Manager Room by Buchner & Bruendler Architecten

Buchner & Bruendler Architecten designed The Manager Room for the JinHua Architecture Park. This pavilion is composed of an orthogonal wall-frame open garden space in which a more natural based structure is embedded. The pavilion contains three different functional areas. A public accessible area situated in the center, a working area on the left side and a living area on the right side. Each functional area of the pavilion opens to the yard. Photos by Iwan Baan Read more […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Multimedia Room by Erhard An-He Kinzelbach

The Multimedia Room of the JinHua Architecture Park, designed by Erhard An-He Kinzelbach, interprets multimedia in its broadest sense. The pavilion’s large glazed facade opens towards the pathway and serves both as entrance and interior projection screen. The pavilion is composed by two cones transformed into an ergo-topographic landscape. Photos by Iwan Baan Read more […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Newspaper Stand by Toshiko Mori

Toshiko Mori designed the Newspaper Stand for the JinHua Architecture Park. The building is a narrow folded plane that has two faces. The North face, looking toward the City, displays the News while the South face, looking toward the Museum, River and Park is contemplative and invites the display of Art. Photos by Iwan Baan Read more […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Archeological Archives by Ai Weiwei

The Archeological Archives, designed by Ai Weiwei, is a small museum of the JinHua Architecure Park that holds Chinese ancient pottery. The building takes its form from the simple, vernacular shape of a house, it’s a single long slab, cast in reinforced concrete. The length and width of the building has been carefully calculated, reinsuring that the building is neither too largo nor too small. Photos by Iwan Baan Read more […]
Continue reading…

Enjoyed this post? Share it!