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Fuzhou Shouxi Building, China

Chinese Development in Fujian Province – design by NEXT architects

26 Jul 2015

Fuzhou Shouxi Building – Fujian Province Development

Design: NEXT architects

Location: Fuzhou, Fujian Province, People’s Republic of China

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

NEXT REALIZES APARTMENT COMPLEX IN THE SHAPE OF SHOUXI STONE

The project is located on a complicated site, in the old city centre of Fuzhou, the capital of the Fujian Province.

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

With a Floor Area Ratio of 5,0 and many limiting conditions, a U-shaped floorpan manifested itself as optimum.

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

The program required 400 apartments of 45-110 m2 in size, which could result in a staggering mass of identical units, to prevent this variety and diversity is created by manipulating the balconies around the building.

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Like the famous local ‘seal-stone’ or ‘shouxi-stone’, the balconies are crafted around the main building volume. This crafting creates a wide variety of individual apartments, each with their different exterior space.

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

On the ground floor, between the U-shaped volume, a collective ‘living-room’ for all inhabitants is created.

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Fuzhou Shouxi building was awarded the ‘Gold Medal Chinese Architectural Housing Design Competition 2012.’

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Fuzhou Shouxi Building – Building Information

Project name: Fuzhou Shouxi building
Type / Program / Purpose: Apartment building, Commercial space, Underground parking
Location: Fuzhou
Floor area: 48,000 sqm
Completion: 2015
Client: Citychamp Real Estate

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Architect / designer: NEXT architects
Contact person: John van de Water
Team: John van de Water, Jiang Xiaofei with Wopke Tjipke Schaafstal, Wang Bo, Wang Yan, Zhou Tong, Yu Peng, Yin Ya Ling, Jiang Ci Ai, Liu Feng Qin, Ren Wan Ting

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Fuzhou Shouxi Building images / information from NEXT architects

NEXT ARCHITECTS / AMSTERDAM:
Paul van Vlissingenstraat 2a, 1096 BK Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 4630463 / E info@nextarchitects.com

Location: Fuzhou, Fujian Province, People’s Republic of China

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