Monday, February 8, 2010
Review: Songjiang Hotel
I'm sure we have seen this before. Clearly novel yet refreshingly sophisticated for its locality. A rigid grid of rooms wrap the quarry walls voluptuosly, suggesting the building was carved out of the formation. A glass waterfall that divides the composition of rooms and spaces introduces both light, and intrigue to the otherwise simplistic programme.
Backing a building against a natual wall, amazing.
Beautiful, maybe for its novelty, but to me it is.
Simple usage, straight forward, no complaints.
Turning a landfill into a usable development?
- ▼ February (14)