Entry for the Molewa competition in China, for a mixed-use block in an extension to an existing city

The proposals involve staggered residential units arranged to provide shading from the intense midday sunlight, and the use of green walls to provide further shading and acoustic separation from the adjacent streets

At podium level, public routes through the building are provided, separated from the private spaces through an arrangement of pools and flowing water, which also provide further cooling for the courtyard at the centre of the development

Client: Hua Yan Investment Corporation

Stage: Competition proposals

Contract value: TBC

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