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Memory Lane

Memory lane is a simple block reconstruction project, based on specific business development purposes, the block design chose imitation for the style and features of a city of a particular historical period, and the selection of some with history and local characteristics of materials and processes, and to enhance the style characteristics. Design strives to maintain cityscape in time continuity, respect for the site of the basic characteristics of space, respect environmental preferences of the city in the general population and take these as the core design methods.

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FREEDOM PARK

As the aim of the project was to create a showcase for South Africa’s identity, national heritage and place of celebration, the main theme for the Freedom Park Project was to express unity in diversity, of extreme importance in present day circumstances all over the world. The spiral path of the park plays the role of unifying core for the elements that make Freedom Park an experience for reflection, self exploration and enlightenment. These elements are Freedom Park Museum, the Gathering Space, the Gardens of Rememberance and the Memorial, the Wall of Rememberance as well as a series of smaller scale “green follies” dispersed in the park. They form a so-called update version of an initiation rite in which the visitors remember and acknowledges history celebrates, and make dreams for the future. The spiral path is paved with a mixture of textures ribbed faced concrete, bricks, as well as stone in irregular patterns, but close to human scale and low-key as an intervention so as to subtly guide the visitors through the site.

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Puli Garden

A revolution from the beginning of designing a garden with self-sufficient ecology. To consider the factors, such as the site, environment, climate, hydrology, soil, and more in order to analyze them logically and holistically. The campus landscape and literature ambiance is one and the only in Taiwan. The landscape design is Taiwanese style, from inside to outside, it’s same thing like education or educating someone.

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Ming-Der Girls' Senior High School

Getting a stay in the dual-pavilions which located in the campus corner, there is a green fence with a large tree. This fence can set apart from the noisy outside street, and hide the background of towering buildings. This landscape is made by the style of "the garden of Ming dynasty" which is constructed by the materials of gray granophyre with red bricks. The graceful configuration can explicitly demonstrate the academic atmosphere in this scholar garden.

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Simplicity

Simplicity is a project based on the Chilean geography whose objective was to enrich the landscape with native flora, use existing stones and rocks of the place, while minimizing the use of water. The orthogonal guidelines and water mirror connects the entrance with the main yard. Aligned vertical bamboos invite you to follow the path to the back, connecting water and sky. In the house's garden, moss and creeping plants were used to cover the natural and modelled slope, unifying the whole set with ornamental trees, such as Acer Palmatum and Lagerstroemia Indica.

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Rapture

Design of the garden of a medium-sized property with a hause. The isolation of the home and the garden from uninteresting neighborhood was the difficult task. The main problem was adjacent buildings with windows on the first floor. The aim was to create ecological, full of plants, flowers, bees and butterflies resting place. Places that could be area of garden therapy for the hard-working owners. Place for the cultivation of organic herbs and vegetables, a place for reading books and meeting with family.

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