LOCATED IN KEQIAO, SHAOXING, THE PROJECT IS INVESTED BY KINCANGGROUP, A LOCAL SHAOXING ENTERPRISE. THE PROJECT HAS A FLOOR AREA OF 257,000 SQUARE METERS (INCLUDING UNDERGROUND), AND ITS PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, AND INTERIOR ARE DESIGNED BY LYCS ARCHITECTUREALL-IN-ONE. BASE R-40 IS LOCATED IN KEQIAO, SHAOXING, A HISTORIC WATER TOWN IN THE SOUTH OF THE YANGTZE RIVER. THE SITE IS DENSELY VEGETATED, QUIET AND SPACIOUS, SURROUNDED BY WATER, WITH OCCASIONAL FLOCKS OR SPORADIC EGRETS GLIDING ACROSS THE WATER SURFACE, EACH FRAME FULFILLS ALL ONE'S FANTASIES OF THE JIANGNAN WATER TOWN. THE LONG AND LINGERING CULTURAL ATMOSPHERE, UNIQUE GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION AND NATURAL LANDSCAPE ADVANTAGES MAKE R-40 BROKE THE FLOOR PRICE RECORD OF KEQIAO AND BECAME THE "NEW KING OF KEQIAO". HOW TO FULLY COMBINE THE CITY'S HISTORICAL LINEAGE AND NATURAL ECOLOGY, TO CREATE THE ULTIMATE QUALITY OF THE SETTLEMENT, FOR THE "KING OF THE LAND" EMPOWERMENT, HAS BECOME THE CORE OF THE ARCHITECT'S THINKING.
The design uses the "three distant methods" of ancient landscape painting - high, deep and flat - as a strategy for building layout, trying to show the vast openness and cloudy water in traditional landscape painting with the depth of space and the progression of building height. From the low-density area to the high-density area, each household can enjoy an excellent view of nature through the open or closed terrace.
The high-density city has erected thick steel and concrete walls between people and nature, making the relationship between people and nature strange and distant. The design will restore the intimate relationship between people and nature, which can be separated or combined, near or far, and adheres to the design concept of "coming from nature and going back to nature" so that different types of products can have a perfect view of the landscape.
When the architect stopped at the stone road in the southwest corner of the site, he looked at the calm Caoxiao Canal flowing slowly and unhurriedly, not far from the opposite bank where the ancient Shaoxing Taiping Bridge and the water pavilion still existed, and several egrets flew by from time to time. The curvature of the curve full of tension is clearly a perfect interpretation of the natural vitality, from which the design of the building facade is inspired.
The design extracts the elements that form the stretching lines from the figurative forms, restores the morphological characteristics of the egret spreading its wings and flying contained in the lines, and thus develops a whole set of form and façade system, which depicts the dynamics of the gurgling water and the vitality of the egret spreading its wings and flying in the most extreme architectural language, and creates an architectural context full of aesthetics and tension.
The high-rise residences feature light and transparent full floor-to-ceiling glass and many open views, which widen the natural landscape surface and allow people to enjoy the surrounding natural landscape. The design team has refined the curvature of the eaves to form a smooth and tense sequence of curves. It satisfies the increasing aesthetic demand for residential architecture, controls the impact of daylight on the interior in terms of function, and enhances the living experience with the practicality of warmth in winter and coolness in summer.
The design of the stacked rows is based on the simple, pure white color and continues the design language of "curve." The design pays attention to the quality of the residences after removing the complexity and keeping it simple and discards the superficial glamour and beauty. Each house's transparent floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious terrace design realize the fusion of internal and external space and bring people close to nature.