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Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies – Ningbo, China

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lantern1 Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies,© Daniele Domenicali Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies,Diagram
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Architects: Mario Cucinella Architects
Area: 1300.0 sqm
Completion: 2008
Structural engineering: Luca Turrini
Project and Site Management; Chris Jagger, Charles Lee, Orlando Shi
On-site Implementation of Energy equipments and technologies: Prof. Jo Darkwa
Construction Management: WEG, Ningbo
MEP and lighting design: TiFS Engineers Srl.

AE Interests:
Facade made to mimic paper lanterns and different Chinese fan-shapes, folds in the facade create a dynamic outer shell, double skin facade made of glass and screen-printed patterns, exposed rooftop allows natural light to illuminate all floors, natural efficient ventilation from rooftop creating a flue effect, underfloor heating panels using geothermal energy.

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Written by Tomas Garcia

November 21, 2019 at 1:23 pm

Posted in Built

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