PORTFOLIO ARCHITECTURE JINGXIAN XIE
HEXAGON SPACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL This project is about designing an elementary school in Seattle, which needs to cooporate with the modern education system as well as to offer better atmosphere in both teaching and learning. Hexagon is the least edges shape could cultivate a circle sense hence to encourage sutdents joining in classes more, which face the modern class needs. Using extremly concise design that no limiting for imagination and offers the protential for further accembling of the classroom itself. The whole school expands the program by modifying the hexagons. with considering maximize of taking advantages from the environment in Seattle as well.
Sun Movement SUNSET
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N Maximizing the daylighting in the mornings, avoiding strong light from the west in the afternoons
First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Wind and Arrangement This arrangement helps block the strong wind in winter months and lead in cooler wind during summer months.
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Second Floor Supporting Column First Floor Sharing Wall Supporting Column
Furniture Design: Hetch Ball
WIND POWER FILLING STATION
This design was inspired by wind. By considering realistic driving condition, the filling station 's aim is allowed people easily drive in as well as drive out.
Combines filling station and store together, offering people better opportunities for taking rest. Stores built on a large walkable footstep controls cars' turing angle as well as allowing people walk around safely. Huge glass windows apply great view arround.
Red Peony, Blue Butterfly
Published on Apr 9, 2014