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HHD_FUN: rizhao visitor center, china
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nov 05, 2012
HHD_FUN: rizhao visitor center, china


‘rizhao visitor center’ by HHD_FUN, rizhao, china
image © zhenfei wang
all images courtesy of HHD_FUN

beijing-based HHD-FUN have just completed the final addition to the shanhaitian seaside in rizhao, accompanying the pedestrian bridge
and clubhouse. the ‘rizhao visitor center’ contains services for the expected influx of tourists including shops, cinemas, restaurants,
leisure facilities and public showrooms. a parametrically-designed steel structure creates a prototype of an undulating form growing
out of the ground and disappearing back into it, repeated for all 19 volumes in a fluid built structure. each component, although based
on the same model, is modified to its specific site location and functional requirement. the project constitutes a low profile with the
major spaces located on the floor below ground, accessible through either three open stairs or four paths towards the sea.


image © zhenfei wang


low profile within the site
image © zhenfei wang


public services lie above and below ground
image © zhenfei wang


image © zhenfei wang


image © zhenfei wang


white structures grow out of the ground
image © zhenfei wang


(left) one of three major stairways
(right) interior

image © zhenfei wang


interior
image © zhenfei wang


open-air lower floor
image © zhenfei wang


stairs heading into the lower section
image © zhenfei wang


seaside context
image © zhenfei wang


site plan


floor plan / level 0


floor plan / level -1


section


parametric design

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