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Shanghai, Cina: Showroom And Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7
Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

The site is situated in the middle of an artificial lake in south-east Shanghai, China.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

Being the first to be completed and the focal point of the 5 commercial buildings planned, the showroom is intended to become a remarkable landmark for the new development.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

The circular shape of the floor plans was determined by the dialogue with the waterfront, giving it a 270° lake view that is reminiscent of a lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

A wooden podium rises from the ground and becomes a 5 meter-high viewing point. This way, the promenade and the landscape are combined integrating nature and architecture.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

Also, the buildings unique fa├žade treatment creates a cloud like texture. the vertical fins have variations in orientation, responding to interior space functions requiring various natural light solutions.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

At night, Led lights integrated in the vertical fins create a surreal reflection of a "colorful cloud" on the lake`s surface.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

The building will function as a showroom while the area develops and will later become an community based art gallery.

Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7
Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7
Showroom and Art Gallery by Ua Studio 7

Location: Huanhu North 1st Road Shanghai, China Architect: Ua Studio 7 Project Team: Yu Zhifeng (Director), Zhou Jungang (Project Manager), Yin Shun, Li Yaojing, Yin Shanhong, Ye Yulin Number of stories: 5 Site size: 4248 m2 Building area: 1874 m2 Buget: 3200000 Usd Building Status: ongoing building work Year: 2013 Client: GreenLand Group

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