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2022 The Winter Olympics Plaza in Beijing
Shougang Garden, Shijingshan Zone, Beijing Building design by CCTN Architectural Design Co. Ltd
20 Jul 2017
2022 The Winter Olympics Plaza
Architects: CCTN Architectural Design Co. Ltd
Location: Shougang Garden, Shijingshan Zone, Beijing, China
2022 The Winter Olympics Plaza Beijing
The project has total area of about 86,500 sqm, with main programs of office, meeting, exhibition and the supporting service facilities.
The whole project consists of ten buildings: N3-3 forwarding station, N3-2 forwarding station (including conference center), N1-2 forwarding station, canteen, control center, joint pump station (including exhibition center), North Silos, dry dust collector, and the parking structure. Except the parking structure, which is new-built, all the other buildings are the investigation of industrial heritages.
The investigation of industrial heritages
The office part of the winter Olympic plaza is the renovation of original industrial heritages (No.1 and No.3 blast furnace forwarding station. The plan layout is also following the industrial procedure. Thus comes the main problem: How to deal with the contradiction between the industrial scale and the human scale.
In the design, some of the small scale elements are reserved, such as the boiler room and the water tower. Some middle scale structures are new added, to create a harmonious relationship in scales. At the junction space of scales, are those public center gardens, which provide elegant communication space between the office area and the natural environment.
The investigation of industrial heritages
All the concrete and steel structures are carefully reserved in the design. The original structural space is transformed into useful programs, and the vertical transportatition space is put in steel frameworks adjacent to the facade. Thus, the design honestly expresses the difference between the new and the reserved, showing our respect to the industrial heritages.
The communication with the environment
An open landscape corridor and several public space are inserted into the original industrial park, which helps with the communication between the inside and outside area. Several tall and old trees are reserved in the park zone, as greenery continuation of the Shijingshan Scenic Region.
The construction of humanization
The design uses a pile of middle scale new buildings to stitch the gap between the industrial structures of large scale and the human bodies of small scale, and finally reach a organic integrity.
The articulation of Chinese culture
The outside corridor system maintains the original appearance of industrial heritage, and adds a strong characteristic of classical Chinese garden to it. The whole building group is like a vivid industrial landscape. As vision changes with circulatition, immitates the classical space sequence in Chinese gardens.
Innovative design ideas
The office part of the winter Olympic plaza is the renovation of original industrial heritages (No.1 and No.3 blast furnace forwarding station. The plan layout is also following the industrial procedure.
Thus comes to the main problem: How to deal with the contradiction between the industrial scale and the human scale?
2022 The Winter Olympics Plaza in Beijing – Building Information
Project location: Shougang Garden, Shijingshan Zone, Beijing
Design company: CCTN Architectural Design Co. Ltd
Company web: www.acctn.com
Design year: 2016
Gross floor area (m2): 86500㎡
Design team: Bo Hongtao, Jiang Ke, Zhu Jiang, Zhang Yang, Gao Wei, Wang Zeng
Photographer: Chen He
2022 The Winter Olympics Plaza in Beijing images / information received 200717
Location: Beijing, People’s Republic of China
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