House of Staff
landscape as urban agriculture


Project: House of Staff
Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
Size: 104,000 square meters
Details: Overall strategy of the site is to reclaim the historical agricultural landscape appearance of the site. Architectural design reveals the concept of lifting the ground surface as green roofs while preserving the central axis cross the lake to the new government center. Landscape design incorporate the idea of lifting ground, incorporating the building grid as a planting module for plotting the new urban identification.
Client: Ningbo Labor Union through Ningbo Urban Construction Design Institute
Archietect: schmidt/ hammer/ lassen architects, SHL
Scope: Schematic Design/ Design Development/ Construction Document review/ Construction Observation and Design Control
Status: complete

Panorama site view as of Nov. 2016 >>