THE RING OF VILLA

THE RING OF VILLA

TYPE: Competition design
YEAR:
2017
LOCATION:
Milan
TEAM:
Ximing Zhong\ Penghui Xu\ Yiyang Wang\ Yuwen Fang
CATEGORY:
Concept Design


AIMS

-STIMULATE THE GEOGRAPHICAL ACTIVITY OF HISTORICAL BUILDINGS
-DELAYING THE AGING OF BUILDINGS
-SUPPLYING HISTORIC BUILDINGS WITH ENERGY
-WITHOUT IMPINGING ON THEIR HISTORIC AND CULTURAL VALUES

Archiford architecture office released a competition design work, RING OF VILLA, on its official website in 2019. By combing the historical events and pedestrian activities of the base, it injected new vitality into the historical area with technical means and design ingenuity.


STEP1 PRELIMINARY RESEARCH

The team found that the base has a long history and a large number of historical buildings preserved, but the social activities of historical buildings are weakened due to long-term disrepair and other reasons.

▼ Analysis on the location, transportation and historical background of the base.


CHALLENGE

-BALANCE OF NEW & OLD
-NEW GEOMETRY’S DAMAGE TO PERCEPTION
-LOSS OF FUNCTION

After sorting out the challenges, the team decided to activate the historic block by building a flexible and universal activity system to enrich community activities.

Investigate and sort out the daily life activities of residents and tourists, such as necessities, preferences and non necessities, analyze the occurrence rules of various activities in the community, determine the design objectives, and carry out the overall planning of the base.


STEP 2 DEEPENING DESIGN

▼ Analysis of current architectural activities and structures

STEP 3 ACHIEVEMENT EXPRESSION

▼ The final scheme effect is presented to highlight the various possibilities of the project, and its flexible assembly can provide different venues for different groups of people.

▼ It is flexible and can realize the effect of different places.