In Chinese gardens the point of observation is determined; the observer was guided by the design (pathways, corridors, bridges, tunnels, pavilions, or towers) to move to this points.
In the same way, a Chinese garden can never be completely surveyed from a certain point. It consists of more or less isolated sections which must be discovered gradually and enjoyed as the beholder continues his stroll: he must follow the paths wander through tunnels ponder the water, reach a pavilion from which a fascinating view unfolds. He is led on into a composition that is never completely revealed. These gardens are observed and contemplated gradually, in time, through a succession of scenes, designed to unfold one after another.
The Exhibition room is a game full of surprises, discovering tunnels, pathways and terraces, the pavilion guides the user though its plaza and into and onto the building all the time. The user will have the opportunity to view any kind of exhibitions, lectures, conference and even reception parties, as its flexible space can be used for any type of public mini event.
Abstract Natural Force
Urban public mini structure
Jinhua Architecture Park
(*) This project appeared on europaconcorsi home page slideshow dedicated to jinhua architecture park. The series was realized in cooperation with Iwan Baan. We thank him for his help, kindness and professional advice.