Enshi Grand Canyon Resort in Hubei Province

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort Hubei Province, Images, Chinese Architecture

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort in Hubei Province

New Building in China – design by Architectural and Urban Planning Design and Research Institute of Huazhong University of Science and Technology

12 Jun 2017

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

Design: Architectural and Urban Planning Design and Research Institute of Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Location: Hubei Province, China

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

The site is located in the mysterious Grand Canyon in western Hubei Province, where the local pillar-supported dwelling building of Tujia minority has distinctive local features.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

The architects drew nutrients from the Tujia traditional dwellings, which included the planning pattern of the settlement, the grounding of the house, the processing of the roof, the way of the adjacent building, the type selection of the local plants and the use of the local materials.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

The designers have considered about the mountain planning, slope construction, local landscape ,social care and many other aspects of the problems.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture is located at the southwestern part of Hubei Province. According to the legend, the Tujia people are descendants of the ancient Ba people, who were Chu people during the Warring States period.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

As Qin destroyed Chu, part of the Chu people fled into the deep mountains to avoid Qin, which resulted in Wuling people and hundreds of square kilometers of peach blossom recorded in the “Peach-Blossom Source”.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

There exists a certain contradiction among landscape view setting, contour processing, sunshine acquisition and many other requirements for mountain buildings.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

With the magnificent Enshi Grand Canyon located in the west part of the site, the architect took an adjustable local architectural skin strategy to defuse the above contradictions when facing the option between the best view and bad west orientation.

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort in Hubei Province – Building Information

Location of project: Enshi Autonomous Prefecture, Hubei Province
Design Company: Architectural and Urban Planning Design and Research Institute of
Huazhon University of Science and Technology
Principle architect: Prof. Baofeng Li
Architect team: Junyi Wang, Tianwei Ye, Nandi Lu, Yu Yan
Site planner: Jianmin Ding
Landscape Designer: Changshun Xu
Structural Engineer: Chen Haizhong
Consultant: Shen Anfu
Year of design: 2012, May
Year of construction: 2013, May
Year of completion: 2014, June
Gross floor area: 20,000sqm

Enshi Grand Canyon Resort

Photographer: Feng Wei

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