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Golden Ridge: Upper Cloister – Beijing/Chengde

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Building: Golden Ridge – Upper Cloister
Location: Foot of the Great Wall : Beijing/Chengde
Architect: Atelier Deshaus
Design/Construction: 2016-Present

AE Interest: Site selection and planning in accordance to neighboring cities, views, and the Great Wall of China. Influenced by terraced farms, a common agricultural practice in Asia. Physical representation of the Chinese symbol “舍” in Zen Hall, where the symbol is split up into roof, beams and columns, and a base. Influenced by Foguang Temple.

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Written by Ethan Hobbs

October 22, 2019 at 1:36 pm

Posted in Built

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