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CONNECTI ONSI NARCHI TECTURE

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Mydesign isan exhibition centerin theisland. Thi screatesspectacularvi ewi ng poi ntsof YarraRi verand Herri ng I sland.Mydesi gn also resolved accessi bi li tyon si tebycreati ng abri dgefaci ng to thenorth.Bydoi ng so, thi squi ckaccessenablesthepeopleto more engagei n thesurrounds.I tnotonlygreatly enhanced thepeople’ sexperi enceson si tebut also created abettermeansofconnecti on wi th thepubli c.

Architecturetiesstructuralelementsand spacestogetherto achi evecohesi on. Connecti onsi n urban desi gn li nkthree di sti ncttypesofelementswi th each other: naturalelements,human acti vi tynodes, and archi tecturalelements.Examplesof naturalelementsi ncludeari verbank,a groupoftrees,alargeboulder,orapatch ofgrass.

source: 1. http: / / sensi ngarchi tecture. com/ 1836/ newwaystobri ngnaturei ntoarchi tecture/ 2. http: / / www. rudi . net/ books/ 4701


Ar c hi t e c t ur eEmb r a c e sNa t ur e B&Q Show Garden 2011

thereisan emergingartmovementthatisexploringmankind's desi reto reconnectto theearth,through thebui ltenvi ronment. referred to as' naturalarchi tecture' ,i tai msto createanew, moreharmoni ous,relati onshi pbetween man and natureby explori ng whati tmeansto desi gn wi th naturei n mi nd.

asustai nablehi ghri se" conceptgarden"

' clemson claynest'2005

TheB&Q verti calgarden i sprepared forthe2011 ChelseaFlowerShow. A conceptualgarden designed to demonstratehow anyavailablespacein an urban setti ng hasthepotenti alto beused to developnew localand sustai nablefood growi ng spaceswhi leenhanci ng urban greeni ng. Thecentralstructureembodi ed envi ronmentallysustai nablefeatures i ncludi ng ahydroponi cwallfed byaboreholevi aawatertowerand power to i rri gateprovi ded byawi nd turbi neand photovoltai cwallconverti ng dayli ght i nto electri ci ty.

‘ latonnelle’1996

source: 1. http: / / www. rudi . net/ books/ 4701 2. http: / / sensi ngarchi tecture. com/ 1836/ newwaystobri ngnaturei ntoarchi tecture 3. http: / / chetwoods. com/ portfoli o/ bqshowgarden2011


B&Q Show Garden 2011

Theglassboxstandsfivestoriestall, can fi tjusttwo orthreepeopleatati me on each floor. Theshow maybesuperfi ci ally aboutplantsand peopleli vi ng i n harmony wi th naturei n strai ghtened ti mes. Byconsent, themostappropri ateshow garden exhi bi twas sai d to betheAustrali an Garden,broughtover from Melbourne.Wi th London havi ng recei ved lessrai nfalli n Maythan Ali ceSpri ngs,i tsred sand,saltsculptures,waterholeand dry ri verbed mayjustbethefutureofgardeni ng i n Chelsea. TheB&Q garden attheChelseaFlowerShow 2011 i ncluded a9 meterhi gh tower

Thestructureto theleftofthetoweri sthe" i nsecthotel" .

thati stheposi ti veurban wayofthefuture

Theb&q garden atni ghtti me

source: 1. http: / / chetwoods. com/ portfoli o/ bqshowgarden2011/


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Ni ngbo Hi storyMuseum “Theexteri orand i nteri orconnecti onsbetween bui ldi ngs

When architectureand thenaturalworld combine,both aretransformed.

and pri vateand publi cspacesprovi deari ch envi ronment wherean emphasi son li vabi li typrevai ls. ”

Themuseum,which includesrecycled architecturalmaterials from thearea,“i soneofthoseuni quebui ldi ngsthatwhi le stri ki ng i n photos,i seven moremovi ng when experi enced, ” thejurysai d.“Themuseum i san urban i con,awelltuned reposi toryforhi storyand asetti ng wherethevi si torcomes fi rst. ”

“Everywhereyou can see,theydon’ tcareaboutthemateri als, ”Mr.Wang sai di n an i ntervi ew. “Theyjustwantnew bui ldi ngs,theyjustwantnew thi ngs.Ithi nkthemateri ali snotjustabout materi als.I nsi dei thasthepeople’ sexperi ence,memory— manythi ngsi nsi de.So Ithi nki t’ sfor an archi tectto do somethi ng abouti t. ”

WangShu' sAmateurArchi tectureStudi o i sknown fori ncorporati ng recycled bui ldi ng materi alsfrom torndown structuresi n new ones.Wang Shu often workswi th constructi on workersdi rectly to i ncorporatedi scarded bri cks,roofti les and otherdetri tusi nto elegant, streamli nedbui ldi ngsthati ncorporate thepastvi abeauti fuland hi ghlytacti le textures. source: 1. http: / / www. nyti mes. com/ 2012/ 02/ 28/ arts/ desi gn/ pri tzkerpri zeawardedtowangshuchi nesearchi tect. html 2. http: / / www. pri tzkerpri ze. com/ 2012/ juryci tati on 3. http: / / www. metropoli smag. com/ html/ content_ 0802/ gol/ i ndex. html


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