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  7. Chongqing LongFor • Hall of Waterfront City / Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering

Chongqing LongFor • Hall of Waterfront City / Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering

  • 22:00 - 25 April, 2018
Chongqing LongFor • Hall of Waterfront City / Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering
Chongqing LongFor • Hall of Waterfront City / Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering, The Space. Image © Shengliang Su
The Space. Image © Shengliang Su

Passage and Courtyard. Image © Shengliang Su Main Exhibition Hall. Image © Shengliang Su Passage on the East. Image © Yang Yuan Architecture Figure. Image © Shengliang Su + 34

      • Services

        Integral Design of Architecture + Landscape + Interior Space
      • Client

        Chongqing LongFor
      • Interior Design

        SYY Chongqing
      • Landscape Design

        HWA Shanghai
      • Consultant for Curtain Wall

        An’yan Design
      • Lighting Design

        Beijing Qidishiguang
      • Structure Design

        CMCU Engineering Co.,LTD.
      • More Specs Less Specs
      View form the Road. Image © Yang Yuan
      View form the Road. Image © Yang Yuan

      Text description provided by the architects. Ark of Light city exhibition hall, which covers an area of 950㎡ (floor area, with the site area of 20000㎡), is located at the commercial core of Lijia new area, the riverbank of Jialing River and the new center of Chongqing, next to the only waterfront low-density business district of Chongqing and top residential area in the future.

      Bird Eye View of the Park. Image © Shengliang Su
      Bird Eye View of the Park. Image © Shengliang Su
      Bird Eye View. Image Courtesy of Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering
      Bird Eye View. Image Courtesy of Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering

      Ark of Light is firstly used as the sales center of LongFor Waterfront City, and later it will become a city hall opened to public, in which commercial practice and art exhibitions will be carried out, aiming to represent the coming high-level city life in Chongqing.

      The Courtyard. Image © Shengliang Su
      The Courtyard. Image © Shengliang Su
      Section
      Section
      Passage and Courtyard. Image © Shengliang Su
      Passage and Courtyard. Image © Shengliang Su

      Ark and Stone are epitomes, both physically and spiritly, of the landscape city Chongqing. Therefore, taking the inspiration of “Ark of Lignt, Stone of Memory”, the architects converts natural and culture features of the city with integrated design including architecture, space and landscape, and at the same time deliver the new image of Chongqing city with futuristic avant-garde form.

      Entrance of the Main Building. Image © Shengliang Su
      Entrance of the Main Building. Image © Shengliang Su
      The Entrance. Image © Shengliang Su
      The Entrance. Image © Shengliang Su

      To get a complete indoor space without pillars and a free architecture figure, the construction engineer used truss structure reaching the length of 34 meters, thus the roof could be stretched out as far as 15 meters.

      Main Exhibition Hall. Image © Shengliang Su
      Main Exhibition Hall. Image © Shengliang Su
      Structure Analysis
      Structure Analysis
      Framing. Image © Shengliang Su
      Framing. Image © Shengliang Su

      The concept of future is presented by the sense of antigravity, combing the tactility of fine gauze. To achieve that, architects used the method of parametric design when they dealt with those perforated aluminium pan-el, where holes in diverse scales actualized the initial concept of fine gauze. Under the gallery frame, they elaborately picked stainless steel plate with mirror coating as the gallery’s surface, and the result turns out to be like a galaxy with mini holes on plates and light boxes in the dropped ceiling.

      Passage and Landscape. Image © Shengliang Su
      Passage and Landscape. Image © Shengliang Su
      Passage And the Main Building. Image © Shengliang Su
      Passage And the Main Building. Image © Shengliang Su

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      Cite: "Chongqing LongFor • Hall of Waterfront City / Shanghai Tianhua Architecture Planning & Engineering" 25 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/893232/chongqing-longfor-star-hall-of-waterfront-city-shanghai-tianhua-architecture-planning-and-engineering/> ISSN 0719-8884
      The Space. Image © Shengliang Su

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