Utilization of the open rooftop space made it possible to enhance the kindergarten's edutainment needs without sacrificing the preservation of the historic courtyard buildings and trees. The rubberized playground surface material cloaks the entire roof in varying hues of earth tones and provides a safe and comfortable surface on which the children can run, jump, fall, laugh, crawl and climb. The rich colors were derived from the vibrant pallet of colors that wrap the eves of the ancient Chinese buildings, further referencing the connection between the old and new.
The project is located on the ancient River bank of YangZhou, one of the ancient culture cities in China. The landscape design space that respecting traditional culture, and assimilated into future life. The Shine Stars was originally inspired by Yangzhou's moonlight , utilizing the characteristics of moon light, to keep the beauty of the moon stay in the garden. Despite inheriting traditional Chinese culture, the project propose to seek innovation in tradition. Interpret the charm of the ancient city with traditional cultural symbols combined with modern materials and design technique.
Yan Garden is a creative park with art studios in a revitalized hotel from 1979, a community hub with family exhibition in a preserved mansion from 1996 and a new museum dedicated to promoting edutainment. The project spans across 30,873 square meters of open space and greenery as a creative park that links the past, present, and future to promote the history and art of Dongguan. The project is used to celebrate the philanthropic work his grandfather Mr. Wong Kam Fai, also known as Uncle Fai, has established.
The project adopts the layout and form of the Summer Palace to set a magnificent tone, and meanwhile adsorbs the distinctive liveliness of Jiangnan gardens. The overall layout draws on the dignified form of Summer Palace, while the details refer to delicate Jiangnan gardens. In this way, the design integrates the quintessence of gardens in north and south China and truly creates various scenes in every garden, which offers changing landscapes to the moving visitors. The project presents different views in each garden, combines landscape and functionality.
The Tiger Glen Garden is a contemplation garden built in the new wing of the Johnson Museum of Art. It is inspired by a Chinese parable, called the Three Laughers of the Tiger Glen, in which three men overcome their sectarian differences to find a unity of friendship. The garden was designed in an austere style called karesansui in Japanese in which an image of nature is created with an arrangement of stones.
Baobab Garden is a garden conceived between two cultures, the Asian through its garden and the bamboo, and Africa through a symbolic baobab. These two inspirations become entangled to form only one. At the heart of this nature emerges the spirit of the Forest the Baobab. Today, there are only relics of forest completely constituted by Baobab where reigned vast forests. The oppression of the man on forests was never as so strong as it is today, in our eyes of European and by this insight I wanted to restore a little of wisdom into this world.