The New Rural Group of Mugou Village / Atelier Zhouling
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Mugou Village is positioned in the midst of the Li-Xi-He Plain, in Yilin City, Yancheng Metropolis, Jiangsu Province. The Mugou New Village undertaking is in response to Jiangsu Province’s “New Rural Group” building, which was launched in 2020 and goals to boost villagers’ residing circumstances, deal with the difficulty of rural hollowing out, and create an built-in relationship between city and rural areas within the new period. The undertaking intends to implement new capabilities and perform centralized authorities assortment in The Previous Village of Mugou. It additionally goals to develop a brand new village 250 meters to the west of the previous one for the development of resettlement homes, with a complete of 38 households relocated within the first part.
The continuation of the water landform – The brand new settlement is specified by accordance with the design precept of “maximizing the safety of the unique geographical options.” The water system in Mugou Village is well-developed: the water community, water discipline, water pond, and village format are related and influenced by each other to regularly construct the distinctive Lakeland geomorphic options of The Previous Village settlement. The homes of The New Village settled in accordance with Lakeland’s current state. Its meticulous intervention in nature retains the built-in geomorphic parts of “water-field-village” in addition to the scene sense of the previous geomorphic atmosphere.
The continuation of water community clusters of settlement texture – Mugou New Village makes use of a stylized technique of spatial mixture. 4 models type a courtyard mixture, whereas six to 10 models type a cluster within the 5 numerous unit kinds. The general public courtyard serves as the focus of the mixed format, permitting for his or her natural clustering and formation into the expansion mode of “monomer-courtyard combination-cluster-settlement”.
The continuation of the waterside village’s function – Mugou New Village is a contemporary neighborhood and a brand new kind of water village settlement. The connection between the brand new and previous villages is emphasised, and conventional language is introduced utilizing modern design. The New Village modernizes the regional formal language, through the use of whiting brick partitions and darkish grey tile to create a hanging distinction of geometric surfaces, traces, and solids whereas capturing the sweetness and aesthetic imaginative and prescient of conventional dwellings within the waterside villages of northern Jiangsu.
Conclusion – The New Village’s building follows the tenet “new village, new settlement, by no means leaving the land and by no means leaving the hometown”. From the 4 dimensions of “residence type – courtyard mixture – settlement texture – water landform”, the New Village maintains the standard settlement’s geomorphic, stylistic, spatial, and scale options to raised combine with The Previous Village and create a well-recognized village atmosphere for the villagers. This represents a big effort for the design observe of the brand new village settlement within the huge rural areas of the northern Jiangsu waterside villages.