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Building on the Water-Huai’an City, Jiangsu, China

Posted in Built by Eric J. Feuge on December 7, 2019

Interior Building on Water  Floorplan Building on the Water  Hand Designs Building on the Water  Front Aerial Building on the Water

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Name: Building on the Water
Location: Huai’an City, Jiangsu, China
Architects: Alvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira
Structural Engineers: United Architects & Engineers Co., Ltd
M & E Engineers: Shanghai Qingya Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Co.
Construction: Zhejiang Urban Construction Group
Size: 11,000 sqm
Year: 2014

AE Interest:

-Employs the most advanced manufacturing processes and technologies; designed in a non-linear fashion; built over an artificial lake; aimed at blending the manufacturing process of glass with water (harmony between man and environment); first structure by Siza built over water; built of white exposed concrete; designed to deeply contrast against the orthogonal orderliness of the surrounding factory complex. [1]

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