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Woodland

The original building had limited space and heavily relied on artificial lights, which was against common expectations of kindergartens. The design has kept the entire structure and created an atrium. Taking advantage of the original structure, the atrium transforms the liner into a woodland. Columns and beams immediately become trees and bridges. Continuous stairs and slides spiral up around the columns, connecting and activating spaces.

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Huzhou Cultural and Sports Center

In order to hold the basketball, badminton and karate competitions of the Zhejiang Provincial Games in 2018, and to prepare a preparatory venue for the Hangzhou Asian Games in 2022, Huzhou City selected a grassy triangle island surrounded by water on the south side of the Wuxing District Government Building Venue to build new sports facilities.

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Qingdao West-Coast Technology Park

Qingdao West Coast Innovative Technology Park is part of the new town development centered around the Qingdao West High Speed Rail Station. It consists of 110,000 square meters of office space and a visitor center of 5,000 square meters. It includes a science center by Sinochem Group, an exhibition hall featuring the master plan of the new town development, conference rooms, dining facilities and a coffee bar. It seeks to extend and translate the coastal landscape into architectural forms and spaces, providing a platform that is the living room of an engine for future innovations.

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Dimension in the Shadows

Black paperboard is carried out laser cut precisely, come out 12 pieces of differently designed monthly calendar cards, mounted each one in a slit of wooden cube. Each abstract object represents a scene or a moment in changing seasons in Japan, but regardless of age or nationality, inspire people free imagination. It is worthy for observation as a paper sculpture, perceive a sharp outline attractively at back light. In every moment, the casted shadow forms various shape different from the paper itself according to the light come in, add a little entertainment in everyday scene respectively.

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Be Water

Be Water is a linear and modular, recessed, kinetic decorative LED lamp. A hypnotic effect in continuous motion that emulates sunlight reflected on the surface of moving water and projected onto walls, boat keels or under bridges. Available in four different colour variations and inspired by the four elements in nature (Water, Fire, Air and Earth) when combined with room fragrances and relaxation music playlists it offers a multi-sensorial experience. The lamp is suitable for residential, wellness, hotels, restaurants, reception and waiting areas. It's more than a lamp, it's an experience.

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Vanke Fontanelle Aesthetics Pavilion

The project is the experience center of the residential property Fontanelle developed by Vanke, located in Keqiao District, Shaoxing, China. Shaoxing is renowned as the Oriental Venice. The design team drew on the aesthetic of silk, integrating the poetic scenery of southern China with the stylish and ambience of Apennine peninsula, creating a modern space that leads a special lifestyle.

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