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Hongshan Lake Civil Park

Hongshan Lake Civil Park is located in Xixiu District, Anshun City, Guizhou Province. With rapid developing, it is urgent to establish a modern urban public space for improving the ecological environment and providing the living space of the residents. The project was designed to be an ecology-oriented urban public space with an integrated ecosystem. Low Impact Development Strategy was adapted to protect its existing ecological functions and recovered the ecosystem. Various functional spaces are built by the participatory and ground-based design skills for people at different ages.

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The Serpentine

The design is inspired by nature and for admiring nature. The curved ergonomics stargazing profile not just resembles the dynamics of the scenic shoreline of Sai Kung, but becomes a harmonic overtone of nearby landscape. A tranquil and comfortable spot for the busy Hong Konger to lie down and feel the beauty of the night sky. The light wood color with a touch of timber grain blend the design into Mother Nature. As a counterpart to the vivid city, the design is a window to unveil the natural side of Hong Kong to local and tourist hikers, provoking a rethink of the image of Hong Kong.

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Yukyu En

“Yukyu En”, Garden of Eternity, consists of six gardens. Each plays a unique role in the process of saying goodbye to a loved one. The main garden is a modern kare-sansui viewing garden named “Tabidachi no iwa”, Garden for Setting Off on a Journey. The front part represents the present life, while the rare part, which features a single tree among the rocks and gravels, is the afterlife. The white sand that connects two parts represents the mythical river, where the dead move to the afterlife. Another garden, which reflects the changing sky in the pool, reminds the transience of life.

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The Pavilia Hill

People live with hardly any nature in urban environment, and face various pressures every day, so it is necessary for them to have a healing space at home to release mental and physical stress. There is a Zen word “San Sui Ni Sei On Ari”, which means in nature of mountain and river people can hear clear and pure sound. Under this design concept the design combines the urban elements and the nature elements into one space. Water falling down from celling and expending waves, making it possible to enjoy this space not only visually but also acoustically by hearing the sound.

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Eastern Garden

This design project using the design skills of eastern garden encompassing the layers, enframed scenery, detour, lights and shadows highlights the traffic flow with the transitional two-section community entrance that exposes the conceptual image resembling a winding path leading to a secluded spot, securing the privacy of the residences in the community, and furthermore generating the intriguing detour traffic flow.

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Farmers Den

The design reflects the philosophy of honesty and the use of natural materials customized in local yellow stones and natural light depending on the path of the sun is the predominant attribute. The client is a simple farmer and his brief was to develop an office space to further this passion in organic and sustainable agriculture. The architectural layout was a simple grid-based plan and the building was slightly raised on a platform flowing into the surrounding landscape and waterbodies accentuating the overall openness and the sloping roof subtly cue the vernacular design.

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