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Concrete Slit House Nanjing – design by AZL architects : Architecture Information

23 Mar 2010

Nanjing House

Slit House

AZL architects Nanjing, Hangzhou

Photos : Iwan Baan

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Project Description

Fits to its historical context formulated in beginning of 20’s in centre part of Nanjing city, Slit house express itself in harmony with surroundings in the new form of concrete facade.

The entire structure & facade even roof are made from concrete with 5cm horizontal wood textile strip which shares the same scale with neighbor buildings of brick built almost 100 years ago.

Even we used almost half of world’s cement in China; Slit house is the first real concrete building in Nanjing, the city which built also 1300 high rise concrete structure towers in last 25 years.

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Concrete Slit House – Building Information

Site of the project: Nanjing, China
Architects: ZHANG Lei / AZL architects

Photograph: Iwan Baan – external link

Concrete Slit House, Liyang images / information from AZL architects


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