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Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat – Yangzhou, China

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Building: Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat
Location: Yangzhou, China
Year of Construction: 2017
Area: 4200 square meters
Architect: Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Design Team: Lyndon Neri & Rossana Hu (Founding Partners, Principal in Charge), Federico Saralvo (Senior Associate), Ziyi Cao (Associate), Fong Huang (Senior Project Manager), Sela Lim (Senior Architectural Designer), Zhao Lei (Senior Architectural designer), Callum Holgate, Leyue Chen, Valentina Brunetti ( Senior Architectural Designer), Sean Shen, Xin Liu, Bin Zhu, Nicolas Fardet (Associate, product design), Yun Wang, Jin Zhang
Architect of record: Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research & Design Institute Co., Ltd.
Landscape designer (concept): Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Engineers: Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research & Design Institute Co., Ltd.
Consultants: Bamboo Lighting Design
General contractor: CNTC
Awards: New Concept of the Year award at the AHEAD Asia Awards and Landscaping and Outdoor Spaces award at the AHEAD Asia Awards

AEInterests:
The complex is built partly out of re-purposed old buildings. Some walls in the building were constructed only out of recycled brick, having no structural and lateral support added in other than the bricks themselves. This brick wall was constructed to pay tribute to Ancient Chinese Architecture.

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Written by Anna Louise Sanders

November 7, 2019 at 3:23 pm

Posted in Built

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