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WYNDHAM CITY GATEWAY RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURE WHAT?

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uangzhou Opera House reflects the new approach towards the idea of responsive architecture by trying to establish an interrelation between nature and architecture. Able to accommodate as many as 1804 seats, this cultural theatre was inspired by the undulating topography of natural landscape whereas the design of the building’s interior is fully based on the formation of river valleys through erosion. Instead of mimicking the pattern of the soil eroded paths like the Guangzhou Opera House, our group decided to apply the erosion concept literally by creating water channels onto the form, thus allowing water to corrode the surface of the form into different unexpected shapes over years. Here are some pictures of forms and pattern created through years of water erosion on rock which is also the material that our group is using for the design.

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we aim to refine and extend the discipline of architecture by improving the relation between nature and design with responsive elements while also producing a design that reflect the technological and cultural conditions of our time.

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damaged wetlands in Werribee due to excess grey water with no source of outlet.

SOLUTION?

to create an awareness of the existing by to explore ways of channelling the extra water from these wetlands to the current site, thus creating a water inspired design for the installation of the gateway.

PATTERN CUT ON PERSPEX

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CONSTRUCTION DIAGRAM

ANTICLOCKWISE FROM THE TOP: FINAL PATTERNS TEST WAX MODEL FINAL WAX MODEL

RENDERINGS OF THE MODEL: WEST BOUND FROM PRINCES HIGHWAY EAST BOUND FROM PRINCES HIGHWAY

PATTERN DEVELOPMENT


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