Best Designs

Best Designs

Best Designs featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Cloud Mansion

The designer has captured the most intuitive characteristics of clouds: lightness, cleanliness, a sense of floating, and permeability. The designer has compared the textures and colours of various materials, looking for commonalities between the artificial materials and the natural environment in the above characteristics, to create a site that is quiet and light in terms of spatial temperament. The designer has sacrificed a certain degree of commercial openness in exchange for the integrity and independence of the site's atmosphere.

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Willow Shores

Through modern design language and cultural symbols of classical gardens, this case arranges and combines the natural elements of plants, rocks and waterscape, and interprets the artistic conception of ancient Suzhou with contemporary techniques and modern materials. In order to combine the site characteristics with the sense of returning home ceremony, the whole space structure is divided into five levels. Through the carding of all spaces, visitors can experience the different mood of shuttling between traditional and modern in every turn.

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Pan'an Wetland

Pan'an Wetland Park design takes water as the core, pays attention to the possibility of wetland landscape infiltrating culture, life, and natural attributes, and constructs a spatial functional system serving contemporary urban and rural cultural life. Foresighted use of the collapse to form a vast water surface, through the use of plants to conserve water and purify the soil, after 8 years of landscape restoration process, not only reappearing farming civilization, but also connects modern urban life and Promoted the revitalization of surrounding villages and urban transformation.

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Sanjiao Eco Island

As China's first uninhabited island to be developed into an integrated tourism destination, Sanjiao aims to set innovative and pioneering standards for the sustainable development of maritime tourism resources. The island's untamed natural resources offer a unique opportunity to position it as an ultimate marine educament venue; the entertainment and leisure elements (four seasons water park, sailing school, nature preserve, etc) will turn the island into an all-year round tourism destination.

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The Serpentine

The design is inspired by nature and for admiring nature. The curved ergonomics stargazing profile not just resembles the dynamics of the scenic shoreline of Sai Kung, but becomes a harmonic overtone of nearby landscape. A tranquil and comfortable spot for the busy Hong Konger to lie down and feel the beauty of the night sky. The light wood color with a touch of timber grain blend the design into Mother Nature. As a counterpart to the vivid city, the design is a window to unveil the natural side of Hong Kong to local and tourist hikers, provoking a rethink of the image of Hong Kong.

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Cultural Soul

The project uses water as the interface to generate multiple sections, echoing the village mode of Sleeping on Water in Taiping Book Town, and providing complete functions of Working, Living, Touring. The design quotes the concept of Taking Root in the Earth. The Library above the atrium visually leads the architecture group of the Literary Courtyard. Its vertical traffic becomes an extended corridor inside the building, which connects the entrance, exit and vertical flows, and weaves various scattered interior spaces.

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