A tower of cuckoo houses stacked on top of each other in the center atrium of a commercial space. Taking advantage of the only column that goes from bottom to top through the atrium, the design strategy consisted on dressing it with a system of houses structurally anchored to the column itself.
With conceptual inspiration from the surrounding nature, we design a warm and permeable envelope in accordance with the interior functions. Including as well the 5th facades, the rooftops & terraces where all the outdoor public activities are hosted.
The Seahorse project, is an exterior landscape architecture project located in Chongqing, China. It is essentially a water-park shaped as a seahorse. It includes many interesting water features as well as a few seating areas and playing objects. The project also included lighting features for night views.
The project is a master plan for a mixed-use development that contains educational, residential and commercial facilities. The proposal has been conceptualized as kids’ doodles on a piece of paper, creating areas for resting and playing as well as sports public facilities.
Its design is conceptualized as water dropping down the big stairs creating a pool in the plaza.
Conceptually the water drops solidify becoming seating features with triangular shading structures, transforming the stairs into a tribune toward the main plaza where the crystal pool is located.
The project is inspired in the spectrum of colors that appears when a light ray intercepts a crystal separating the light into different colors. It consists in 3 circles of activities intercepting each other in the main atrium of the shopping center. The circles are either domes, for climbing and playing, or seating features for resting.
A public space beautification inspired by the digital concept of pixels. Every pixel is a component with a different function on it. Thus, the functional pixels are positioned in different combinations in order to generate a hyper-stimulating hardscape of leisure activities.
Permanently open to the public as a new typology of functional open urban objects which provide of free wifi connection, free USB charging sockets, sitting arrangement, newspaper rack, coffee table, reading lights at night and a emergency public phone are among the new features of this revamp phone booths.
Olympia is a playscape inspired in sports due to the celebration of the FIFA World Cup during the same period. Designed to attract customers and enhance the World Cup experience, Olympia was strategically located at the intersection of 2 newly renovated pedestrian streets in the commercial district called Life Hub @ Daning.