BLOOMING ROOFTOP

An oversized and surreal flower garden captured at its blooming time.

BLOOMING ROOFTOP

25

Sep

2019

Shanghai

Asia/Shanghai

Chinese

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Blooming Rooftop
Shanghai | China
 
Having into consideration that the rooftop has been conceived as a Green Hill hosting amusement facilities for kids along the S-shaped walkway, 100 Architects has decided to enhance even more that duality between nature and kids
 

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by taking a pseudo-childish approach of an oversized and surreal flower garden captured at its blooming time.
 

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A series of eye-catching and colorful giant flowers are scattered throughout the rooftop garden
 

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but also a functional program, a system of platforms hosting different recreational and entertainment functions underneath those flowers.
 

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Besides the flowers as localized nodes of activity, the proposal also comprises the beautification of the planned sports field, as well as the modification of the materiality on one of the garden sides from the S-shaped walkway.
 

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This way, the concept of duality between nature and the human race becomes actually visible and plausible throughout the entire proposal.
 

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CREDITS:
 
Project Name: Blooming Garden
Design: 100architects (Shanghai)
Design Team: Marcial Jesús, Javier González, Mónica Páez, Lara Broglio, Gong Xun, Marie Anseaume, Cosima Jiang.
Client: Shanghai Urban Space Art Season 2019
Area: 3750 m2
Completion: August 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
 
 

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Blooming Garden

It is a surreal park designed with a pseudo-childish approach of an oversize and surreal flower garden captured at its blooming time. The park contains green areas and entertainment features for kids and adults alike.

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Neighborhood Intervention

What is a neighborhood intervention?
This is the medium scale type of interventions that take place in the public realm of a city, related to the altering of a portion of a neighborhood. A type of intervention of such magnitude and notoriety that impacts not only the immediate surrounding urban environment, but rather the urban dynamics of a whole neighborhood, becoming an urban landmark and a local attractor of social interactions in a given neighborhood.
 
Most of the times, this typology combines several intervention tactics such as Painted Scapes and Grounded Objects, intervening existing urban settings, almost from the lens of Landscape Design, by creating spaces of opportunity for collective leisure, entertainment, play & joy, etc., catalyzing major social interactions across the neighborhood.
 
The main objective of this typology is to trigger a massive public interest to the place through a strong visual impact, usually of a permanent nature, encouraging the rise of high public affluence and establishing an urban landmark that can cultivate important human dynamics and boost commercial activity.

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The most magical place in the world.

The most magical place in the world.

This is an awesome place to hangout with friends and family. They have plenty of activities and sights to see to keep you busy all day. I recommend this place if you enjoy having fun.

Photo by Vicky Ardh

Taken at CREEK PLAY

Nicely designed. And great for IG posts. 😅

Nicely designed. And great for IG posts. 😅

Very nice place to see! Totally worth a visit!!! I didn't expected such a place here. Just grab yourself a coffee and relax and watch the colorful hustle and bustle there.

Photo by Estelle Ling

Taken at URBAN RIPPLE

What a great playground!

What a great playground!

This park is the greatest with a wide variety of play equipment you won't find at other parks. It is awesome. My daughter loved it.

Photo by Paul Lim

Taken at OCTOPUS KINGDOM

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