[Hybridity] PORTFOLIO OF LIU NAIFEI SELECTED WORKS 2012-2015
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hybridity hybridity The idea of hybridity originated in 19th century science, it was soon applied to the humanities in the frame of postmodern theory and proved very rich both in its ideological and aesthetic derivations. Then,hybridity becomes a key concept within postmodernism as a political statement that comes to problematize boundaries. The concept is subversive against the background of an alleged essential purity These are the traits that identify postmodern art. Postmodern novels are hybrid in their mixture of heterogeneous elements of content and form. Hybridity can also be a concept of architecture. It implies â€œflexibility, openness, adaptation, ambiguity, contradiction and ironyâ€?
01.Architecture x Personality [Double House] contradiction and irony
02.Architecture x History [Artist Community] ambiguity and contradiction
03.Architecture x Culture [Union Square Film Archive] openness and adaptation
04.Architecture x Urban [Extended stadium] flexibility and openness
05.Architecture x Activities [Extended stadium] flexibility and openness
Resume & Acknowledgement
01. Architecture x Personality [Double House] GSD Career Discovery/2015.06 Individual Work Tutor: Zach Seibold Location: Cambridge, Ma, USA Program: House, 156 ăŽĄ
The site is very narrow for two clients, one is a monk and the other is a break dancer. The two of them have very contradictory personality, which lead to the different requirements for space and architecture forms in one site. Thus I want my design can do something that distinguishing as well as integrating their features. The design started with a series of abstractive spatial studies thereby to trigger the design essence.
from the personality to space [ break dancer]
the boxes imitate the movement of break dancer
Behaviors indicate their emotional concern and spiritual world. Their house should have interaction with their personality. Architecture should be a tool to show their personality. Use the simple boxes as typology; assemble them in different ways, to generate different space through geometry operations. Strange body movement gives the break dancer an unique perspective of the world. It is in a crazy, twisted, unstable state. That's what the dancer longing for. Their living space should be same as their spiritual world. Through analyzing their movement, I translate their dance language to the architecture language and try to create the disorder, skew, emotional space for the dancer.
Program Boxes' arrangement [SKEW]
from the personality to space [ reclusive monk]
the boxes imitate the spiritual world of reclusive monk
Model dinning room
Program Boxes' arrangement [OVERLAP]
Monks concentrate on the spiritual world. They seem seldom move a lot. They spend whole day in losing themselves in the spiritual world they create. Their living space is narrow. However, in their mind, the space can extend far away. Everything is quite, slow and expansive. Just like the Chinese painting. It is subjectively expressing people’s inner reaction towards the whole society. Conventionally, China’s painting is directly connecting with calligraphy. The painting is the outside expression of the poem content and the image of calligraphy, and it is also the exterior show of people’s inner world. The poem is painting and painting is poem as well. Additionally, many people’s personal ambition or lifelong aim cannot be realized by the earthly work, and then the paint their ideal world into their painting.
synthesis the two space
The design starts from some boxes with different size. The target architectural space should be built based on combination of the boxes, reply to words like SKEW, ADJOIN, WRAP, INTERLOCK, OVERLAP, and analysis of clientâ€™s personality. Overlap of the two is not only 2D coincide, it focuses on the stereo interaction. In the function part, the skew space can be the vertical connection (stairs) for the overlap space, and the skew space can be the ground of the overlap space.
RECLUSIVE MONK RECLUSIVE MONK
A-A Section 03
moment through the circulation
Light & Space height
The direction of the circulation
Moment when they meet
X Axis Distance
The interaction between the two circulation
Relative Distance Window shape & The pace of space
Moment through the circulation
Y Axis Distance
02. Architecture x History [Artist Community] Academic /2015.5 Individual Work Tutor: Zhou Bo Location:Dalian, Liaoning, China Program: urban renewal, 2340 ăŽĄ
Old city quarter cannot run away from demolition, Dongguan Street is a place like this. With the rapid urban development, former commercial residential centre fell into crumbling slums. However, the old buildings contain rich humanistic emotions, an integral of the city culture. Simple demolition will make the precious culture disappear, thus bringing new energy to the block becomes a major problem. As the only element that full of life, trees are chosen to be the origin of the renovation project.
the old block witnesses the history of city
In 1897ďźŒcolonists from Russia divided the Guandong Block to the Chinese residents. In the year of 1905, when Japanese colonists arrived, the Guandong Street had developed into a commercial block with some scale. The prosperity lasted in early 1990s, whereas the block is among the shabby areas. The more than 100 yearsâ€™ history witnesses the development and evolvement of the Dalian City, and is the last living gathering place for the older generations in Dalian.
tree is the very begining of renewal
Tree's Effection [0m-8m]
Bring vitality to people's life, improve the living space
Block's Effection [100m-500m]
government high density
knock down rebuild
Reconstruct the old house
The old buildings contain rich humanistic emotions, an integral of the city history. Simple demolition will make the precious culture disappear, thus bringing new energy to the block becomes a major problem. As the only element that full of life, trees are chosen to be the origin of the renovation project.
District's Effection [1000m-3000m] History reburn
First floor plan
free the ground
New Building catalog
fo rid o
Second floor plan
Third floor plan e
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live with trees Gallery
communicate around trees
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New Artist Community
Living with trees!
Art Exibition! Outdoor Theater! Overlook the whole block ! ! Art Studio! Central Gallery! Shopping!
C-C Section 06
The big stair is a really good place to watch the movie and show!
It is so lucky that the precious historic buildings can be saved!
Talk with friends on the platform!
The trees remind me of the old times in the old house! As an artist, I can live here, work here and hold personal exibition!
The Dongguan street is full of vitality now!
New Lifestyle with Old Memory
The memories of daily life, and the profile of the leaves and branches, re-outline the houseâ€™s volume/void, the container of memory. The individual as well as the collective memories are aroused in the atmosphere.
The shopping street is really distinctive!
build on the old buildings
01.reconstruct the old roof
entrance B to the residence
02. the connection A
entrance A to the resident
old brick wall
04.new accessible roof
03. the floor of new building
05.the connection B
06.the connection C
f new roof
03.Architecture x Culture [Film Archive] GSD Career Discovery/2015.06 Individual Work Tutor: Zach Seibold Location: Union Square, Somerville, Ma, USA Program: Film Archive&Theater, 3530 ăŽĄ
The site locates in a district with busy traffic and next to the union square. As the main activity area for residents living around, the design should offer a comprehensive activity area, which combines functions of Film Archive and indoor and outdoor theaters. According to Aldo Rossi, architecture must not be understood as in the city, but rather OF the city and the complexity of the site. Thus the architecture is put in a broader background for consideration. It is made as the symbol of the city, for attracting more people, creating positive public areas and improving surrounded environments.
city requires architecture to react
city requires architecture to react
Section Original shape, each tube is one function
Union square is a key urban node, locating in the link section of Boston and Cambridge, where gathers many restaurants, post office, police office and Saturday temporary market. Due to lack of public space and green coveting, few people participate in outdoor activities, the traffic congests and the air quality is bad.Railway and viaduct are in distance and the land nearby is in waste.
The function determine the length of the bars
Get the control line from the city( the traffic, pedestrian way, buildings and the landscape.
Fix the tube,keep the linear space with strong connection to the line
Reshape the tube; make the space diversity. Add the slope as a temporary activities space
Temporary and Permanent
400 OUTDOOR THEARTER
PUBLIC THEATER PRIVATE THEATER
500 TEMPORARY MARKET
1000 NATURE LANDCAPE
200 CAFE 300 TEMPORARY EXIBITION 500 OUTDOOR ACRIVITY
TEMPORARY PROGRAMS PERMANENT PROGRAMS
400 FILM ARCHIVE 100 ART GALLERY
500 INDOOR THEATRE
400 STANDARD THEATRE 100 BIG STEPS
400 PUBLIC LIBRARY 100 PRECIOUS COLLECTION
EXHIBITION OF FILM ART
CAFE YA HEA RESTAURANT RD R GRASSLAND TE
TY LANDMARK NA OPEN TO PUBLIC LINEAR SPACE SLOPE AC CULTURE CENTER TU ART GALLERY TIV RE EXHIBITION OF FILM ART FILM ART BIG STEPS ITI P LA OU ES LA ND NA TDO CA MA ZA TU O RK PE CA RE R E ET FE LA XHIB ND IT BIG STEPS WATCHING MOVIE FESTIVIAL CA ION ATRRACT PEOPLE PLAZA BOSTON PA PE RT LIBRARY Y SOMERVILLE CULTURE CENTER CAMBRIDGE OU P TD LAZ OO A R
Floor Plan +5.000m
the interaction between bars perspective ❶
1.Outdoor theater 2.Exhibition 3.Cafe 4.Libarary 5.Outdoor Cafe 6.Private theater
Floor Plan +2.000m
office 1 9
7.Indoor theater 8.Office 9.Toliet 10.Big steps 11.Main entrance 12.Staff entrance 5m
Circulation Section AA Section BB Section
The building can roughly divided by two part, The first part is the slope which is more outward. Most outdoor activities happen on the slope. The slope is good carrier for the outdoor theater. The higher level defines a more safety space and people won't be bothered by the traffic. The second part are several bars. Bars have different function, are separated but connected in some part.The model show the different part of the building. The main programs are archive, library, theater and assistance room.
1.Outdoor theater 2.Exhibition 3.Main entrance 4.Libarary 5.Office
6.Indoor theater 7.Toliet 8.Big steps 9.Central knot
BB Section 09
Linear space--story line
I got inspiration from the film. The film is combined by so many scene, the director design the scenes to tell the story and emotion. The audience follow the story line to view the world in the movie. So I want to translate this experience to the building. When people walk in the building, they feel like they were watching movie. The space, which is like the film, is long and changeable. And the montage, which is very useful skills in the movie will also, been used in the building. Each bar indicates one story, in some part of the audience can change the path to another ending of the story.
Act Three Act Two
connect to the city
Temporary and Permanent Outdoor theater
Market Connect to the city--sight line
According to the analysis of the site, some important points are been made. Lines are been connected between the building and these points. In the building, people's sights are been guide to certain direction of the city, which make the building has interaction with the city. Outside the building, people can look the building in the perfect orientation. And the building is a landmark of the city. The lines also divide the slope, which makes the public space more diversity.
04. Architecture x Urban [Skyscraper] Academic/2014.11 Individual Work Tutor: Jingming Qu Location:Dalian, Liaoning Province, China Program: Urban Complex, 38200 ăŽĄ
Driven by the increasing of land values, the density of central city becomes higher and higher. The complex programs are compacted in the skyscraper in vertical direction. The movement of people depends on the elevator. There is no place for people to stop, to relax and slow their pace. The skyscraper is a highly preserving environment. In urban design, it is normal method that add lowdensity block in the city to improve the quality of city. To the vertical cityâ€”skyscraper, we can transform this method---add low density unit in the building.
Research vertical city development Vertical development and densification consist of the irresistible trend of new city districts’ development. For quite a long time, some non-architectural and low-density area shows up as urban green area and platform for public activities. With stimulus of interests, the central area will continuously shrink, or even disappear in the near future. Even protection actions cannot be helpful with the current layout, which cannot suit for users’ demands for public area. Under the vertical development background, people’s vertical activities will definitely compass horizontal activities. Thus I hope to transfer the layout method in traditional urban open space, vertically integrate it into the city and undertake the functions of public areas and green land.
the pattern of city growing expand
grow density: 25%
daily transportation: *vertical: 10% *horizontal:90% In the past the expanding of city is realized by the increasing of the land on the horizontal direction. Now, Driven by the high land prize in the central city, the city expands in the vertical direction.
non-stop city occupied blocks
public space: *ground:90% *above the ground:10% average height of building: 25m
transform Now--Future The city road is getting busy. The blocks are filled up. When people walking in the city, no place for them to stop. So is the vertical direction. The high speed elevator make the people in the building have no chance to stop.
arrangement of public green space
low density blocks
daily transportation: *vertical: 10% *horizontal:90% public space: *ground:10% *above the ground:90%
average height of building: 108m As we do in the city (add park, plaza in the city), we replace some units of the building to the green and open “stop units”.
*Take Dalian Zhongshan district as an example
apply the research
The site is in the central part of the city, where is full of skyscraper
❶ conventional building
from the city to the buildings
❷ add open space
❸ complex program
❹ reshape the open space
❺ slow the circulation
vertical public space
office garden Apartment
restaurant cafe outdoor cafe theater
retail restaurant cafe public space circulation
retail bookshop gallery
05. Architecture x Activities [Extended Stadium] Academic work/2015.03-04 Individual Work Tutor: Xiaodong,Lu Location:Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, CHINA Program: Stadium, 15673 ăŽĄ
Stadium, regarded as the landmark of a city, often means huge scale and outstanding form, but as is often the case, little attention is paid to the leer space outside. Also, many are designed only for mega events, which leads to very low frequency in every day use. Thus, this time, I try to merge this mega structure into landscape, and by emphasizing on the diversity of activities it offers, each part of this stadium can play a more vivid role in people's daily life.
Analysis of variety sports space Doing sports has become a necessary part for many people, while different sports require different spaces. Through analysis of various spatial demands, a flexible and changeable spatial form is created to avoid former waste in space and resources.
Size Of Space
Huge Water Polo
merge this mega structure into landscape
Hill in the nature, extract the outline of the hill as the shape of the building. Huge building be the landscape of the city.
Keep the basic program, extend the structure to the ground, make the building intergrate with the site.
Adjust the angle of each bridge to the ground; meet the requirement of different volume.
Add curve roof, make the building more dynamic , atractive and be the landmark of the city.
activities on the "bridge"
'Bridge' acts as the main structure, as well as a way to divide the stadium into different functional parts, and provide each part under the beam with correspondent scale according to the practical activities.
❶ Diving platform
❷ Climbing wall
activities under the "bridge"
'Bridge' stretches gradually into the ground, cast less shadow, becomes an essential element in the site design and thus reduce unwanted negative space. Activity, architecture and landscape are elaborated in a whole.
grid from the structure
design based on grid
❶ Swimming Pool
❷ Basketball Court
❸ Main Playground
❹ Outdoor Theatre
❻ Skateboarding Field
Building, Bridges, Activities,People
â€œStadium, regarded as the landmark of a city, often means huge scale and outstanding form, but as is often the case, little attention is paid to the leer space outside. Also, many are designed only for mega events, which leads to very low frequency in every day use. Thus, this time, I try to merge this mega structure into landscape, and by emphasizing on the diversity of activities it offers, each part of this stadium can play a more vivid role in people's daily life. â€?
Overview Axonometric Building Skin
reverberation time ：1.57s volume per seat：12.21m3/seat
Main bridges cafe restaurant flexible space
Public Space &Stands 1808㎡
Evacuation platform &Stands 2807㎡
main entrance stairs
Compitition arena Public Space 7716㎡
Service 3342㎡ Concrete construction
1:300 Structure model
06. Art Work [Drawing&Photograph]
Hand drawing, photography are the means by which I allow things external to architecture to inform my design process. In travel, they have allowed me to discover fascinations. The photography is perceived in a radically different way than the measured line drawing. A charcoal drawing is perceived in a radically different way than the measured line drawing. A charcoal drawing is perceived differently than either of these.
â€œArchitecture tends to consume everything elseâ€? -----Arne Jacobsen
Size:540 Dalian, Liaoning P
[The Geometry in Architecture] 2014.8 Taken by iPhone Tour in Europe
2010.8 Size:210mm x 285mm Wuhai, Inner mongolia, China
2013.8-2014.8 0mm x 380mm Province, China
LIU NAIFEI +86-15140658615 email@example.com
Dalian University of Technology (DUT) Bachelor of Architecture| Sep/2011 – Jun/2016(Expected) TOFEL: 100 | Oct/10/2015 GRE: 316 | Oct/30/2015 GPA: 3.73/4.00
RHINOCEROS, GRASSHOPPER, SKETCHUP, AUTOCAD, REVIT , V-RAY , PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, INDESIGN
Urbanism History Regeneration Workshop Team leader | May/2015-Jun/2016 Completed 1 projects GSD Career Discovery Summer Student | Jun/2015-Jul/2015 Completed 3 studio projects Canada Dennue Architecture Design Co., Ltd Internship | Oct 2014-Jan 2015 http://www.dennue.com
HONOR & AWARDS
Second Prize Study Scholarship top 10% | Sep 2014 First Prize Innovation Scholarship top 15% | Sep 2013 Second Prize Study Scholarship top 10% | Sep 2012 National Architectural College Student Work Exhibition Excellent Design Prize | Sep 2014
1.Lang Yu, Yilin He, Mingshu Zhao, Junhong Zhu, Naifei Liu, Yuzhang, Study of B2B to Industrial Products, Times Finance, 2015(6);51-59 2.Mingshu Zhao, Junhong Zhu, Naifei Liu, Lang Yu, Yu Zhang, Study of Commercial Complex Building’s Design Patterns, Urbanism and Architecture, 2015(14);34-35
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Global Volunteer in Africa Member | Jan 2014-Feb 2014 AIESEC oGIP Team Leader |Sep 2012- Dec 2014
[Acknowledgement] I would like to thank all that help me with my work in this portfolio. Including my studio advisors in Dalian University of Technology and the director Zach Seibold in GSD Career Discovery. Your valuable comments and critiques helped me understand myself better and urged me to move forward. Thanks to all those companions and friends who share profound knowledge and penetrating insight with me in different stages of my life, especially Xie Hua,Xu Jiazhen, Bi Xuejiao, Zhang mimi, Mao Yue, Zhu Junhong, Zhao Nan, Liu Zhanyue. Lastly, I would like to express my deepest thanks to my parents and Dashabi, for their selfless sacrifice, patience and understanding.
SELECTED WORKS 2012-2015