peter pichler architecture’s latest mixed-use development proposal consists of a boutique hotel, residential apartments, offices, retail, parks and parking. the project site is located on a hill within a forest in taiping, approximately 30 km from kunming, china. the design is inspired by vernacular chinese elements and the idea is to connect the surrounding woods with parks within the site that are conceived as layered fields, taking inspiration from chinese rice fields.


top view of peter pichler’s latest mixed-use development in china

 

 

the layered landscape surrounds milanese-based firm peter pichler architecture‘s ellipse-formed towers to create a homogeneous relationship. the wood facade is inspired by ancient vernacular chinese architecture. the depth of the ellipse-formed rings on each floor changes according to orientation and program. the use of bamboo on the residential balconies should amplify the feeling of nature. the green rooftops will offer impressive views towards the surrounding woods and nature of taiping.


the idea is to connect the surrounding woods with parks within the site that are conceived as layered fields


the use of bamboo on the residential balconies should amplify the feeling of nature


the design is inspired by vernacular chinese elements


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contextual representation diagram


layered fields diagram


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program representation diagram


site plan


elevation diagram

 

 

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