HOUJIE TIMES Industrial Advanced / TurtleHill Structure and Design
Textual content description offered by the architects. This challenge is situated in Houjie City, Dongguan Metropolis, which was once the constructing complicated of the First Industrial Zone within the Liaoxia district. With due consideration for the excellent safety and utilization of the prevailing previous industrial buildings, we goal to rework them right into a cultural and artistic complicated neighborhood——“Houjie Instances”, themed round industrial tradition and concrete striving spirit.
The architectural complicated itself embodies a microcosm of the up to date historical past of financial improvement within the Pearl River Delta. The unique manufacturing facility website situated within the city heart, confronted rising shopper calls for of the encompassing inhabitants and synchronous developments in consumption upgrading. This introduced a necessity for present numerous consumption scenes, making it an optimum website for the brand new spirit of Houjie, resulting in the inception of the “Houjie Instances” challenge. In consideration of this context, we method the challenge in regards to the unique constructing’s development logic.
We undertake a restrained and exact method of addition and subtraction on the unique constructing’s skeletal framework. The design technique primarily entails the removing of the growing old outer ornamental layers, exposing the structural framework to spotlight the distinctive development options of the economic manufacturing facility buildings from that period. This method isn’t solely rooted within the safety and utilization of commercial structure but additionally within the inheritance and continuation of its era-specific recollections and traits.
Constructing upon this spatial basis, we then make use of an “addition” technique by incorporating scaffolding as a that includes factor of facade set up which is often seen in development websites. This not solely introduces a way of excessive innovation to the area but additionally shapes the challenge’s distinctive total picture, creating memorable factors and enhancing recognition. Extra importantly, the light-weight nature of those supplies and the versatile development methodology align completely with Houjie’s steady improvement means of adapting to altering occasions. Even within the face of the speedy iteration of the present industrial market, this adaptable and changeable design can reply to subsequent challenge operational modifications swiftly and effectively.
The primary section of the “Houjie Instances” challenge formally opened in October 2023, with extra venues set to steadily debut subsequent yr, accommodating extra numerous enterprise codecs and shopper scenes. Collectively, they goal to create a complete neighborhood that’s free, vigorous, natural, and sustainable.