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Gymnasium of New Campus of Tianjin University, China / Atelier Li Xinggang

Architect                                   : Atelier Li Xinggang

Design Team                           : Li Xinggang, Zhang Yinxuan, Yan Yu, Yi Lingjie, Liang Xu

Location                                    : Tianjin, China

Type                                           : Sports, Stadium

Area                                           : 18362 sqm

Material                                    : Concrete, Brick

Year                                           : 2015

The Gymnasium of New Campus of Tianjin University is located in the north of the front zone of the campus. The main buildings include an indoor sports center and a natatorium. 

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Seashore Library, China / Vector Architects

Architect                                   : Vector Architecs

Design Team                           : Zhiyong Liu, Hsi Chao Chen, Hsi Mei Hsieh

Location                                    : Bei Hai He, China

Type                                           : Library

Area                                           : 450 sqm

Material                                    : Concrete, Laminated Bamboo Slate, Glass Block

Year                                           : 2015

The library is located along the seashore of China Bohai Bay. The design key point is focused on exploring the co-existing relationship of the space boundary, the movement of human body, the shifting light ambience, the air ventilating through and the ocean view. The library faces the ocean to its east. During seasons of spring, summer and fall, it not only serves the community residents at west, but opens to the public as well. 

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Beach House on ZhouShan Island, China / Evolution Design

Architect                                : Evolution Design
Location                                 : Zhejiang, Zhoushan, China
Area                                        : 265 sqm
Year                                         : 2017
Type                                         : Private Housing, Residential
Material                                 : Concrete, Steel, Glass

70% of the houses in a village sitting on one of the Zhoushan Islands are hollow, but the stone structures, with their building material sourced from the local area, are quite solid and integrally constructed.

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The Water House, China / Li XiaoDong Atelier

Architect                        : Atelier Li XiaoDong
Location                          : Li Jiang, China
Project year                  : 2011

The water house is a private house, located at the foot of snow mountain Yulong in Lijiang. Sitting on a wide open sloping site, which has a panoramic view towards Lijiang, an ancient trading settlement whose old town is famous for its historic network of waterways and bridges. The site lies at the foot of Yulong mountain, its peaks forming a dramatic backdrop to Li’s architecture.

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Bridge School, China / Li XiaoDong Atelier

Architect                          : Atelier Li XiaoDong
Location                           : Xiashi, Fujian Province, China
Client                                : Xiashi Village
Project Year                  : 2008
Area                                  : 240.0 sqm

The “Bridge School” bridges the two parts of the small village of Xiashi that lie on either side of a small creek that runs through the village. The structure is created by two steel trusses that span the creek with the space between them housing the functions of the school. Suspended from the structure and running below it is a pedestrian bridge for the people of the village to use. 

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